Immigration Argumentative Analysis

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Robert F. Kennedy once said that “Our attitude towards immigration reflects our faith in the American ideal. We have always believed it possible for men and women who start at the bottom to rise as far as the talent and energy allow. Neither race nor place of birth should affect their chances.” (Source: Dream Act). In American history, immigration started as when immigrants to depart their homeland for the reason that diseases, lack opportunities, and given freedom so forth. With this purpose in mind considering The United States says this is a “land of opportunity” thus, the US should still continue to give immigrants a chance to make their lives better and have the equal right as any native Americans. Throughout the decades, immigrants have been thought of as somewhat poor, but the bottom of…show more content…
In a research study in 2009 from the Center for Immigration Studies stated that “Immigrants made employment gains across the labor market. In occupations where immigrant gains were the largest, there were 2.2 million unemployed natives.” Also, “most foreign workers compete directly in the construction, service and manufacturing industries where unemployment is the highest.” This shows how immigrants are beneficial to the United States since it is taking on jobs of which natives would not choose to work in. … Economist Gerald D. Jaynes concludes that “the best statistical studies of the effects of immigration on the wages and employment of the native-born conclude that such effects are relatively small—and in any event secondary to other causes of low wages and unemployment.” These indicate that immigrants increase the growth of employment rate which helps the economy along the lines of working in manufacturing industries, construction, and so forth where unemployment is high. Thus, immigration should be allowed since America would not even be the land it is
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