Conservative View On Illegal Immigration Essay

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The conservative view upon illegal immigration is as follows: “Support legal immigration only. Oppose amnesty for those who enter the U.S. illegally (illegal immigrants). Those who break the law by entering the U.S. illegally do not have the same rights as those who obey the law and enter legally. The borders should be secured before addressing the problem of the illegal immigrants currently in the country. The Federal Government should secure the borders and enforce current immigration law” (Conservative vs. Liberal Beliefs). Overall, conservatives want for there to be repercussions for those who enter illegally, as well as increased border security to try and reduce the great influx of illegal immigrants. Naturally, the conservatives have backed up their arguments with hard, well stated facts. One of the conservative’s strongest argument is that the illegal immigrants take jobs away from American citizens. Between 2008 and 2010 both legal and illegal immigrants gained as many as a million jobs, while at the same time millions of Americans were…show more content…
One specific example would be Juarez, now being the murder capital in the western hemisphere, leading to a access to drug supplies, and violence; all because the borders do not have an effective, efficient system. One growing issue from these Drug Wars is the growing number of illegal youth gang involvement. US authorities state that over 1 million aliens are part of a gang system, which is responsible for 80% of the violent crimes committed in the United States. (18 Facts Prove Illegal Immigration Is Absolute Nightmare For U.S. Economy) One of the most startling facts is that Virginia gang investigators estimate that:”90% of the members of MS-13, the most notorious immigrant gang, is illegal immigrants” (18 Facts Prove Illegal Immigration Is Absolute Nightmare For U.S.
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