Institutionalization Of Homelessness

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The homelessness is not an unusual phenomenon in the cities. “An individual who lacks housing (without regard to whether the individual is a member of a family), including an individual whose primary residence during the night is a supervised public or private facility (e.g., shelters) that provides temporary living accommodations, and an individual who is a resident in transitional housing.” [Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C., 254b)]. This is the official definition of the homeless people. Homelessness is a group of people who do not have permeant housing and may live on the street or in the unstable places. For example, in Beijing, the city where I come from, the homeless is a common problem. When I was walking on the…show more content…
“Obama outlined a plan to provide administrative relief and work permits to as many as 3.7 million undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, as well as an additional 300,000 young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children” (The Washington Post). This shows that the president Barack Obama announced a decree that he will support the illegal immigrations in the U.S. After his announcement, there will be more and more people who do not have good lives in their own countries come to America, because there are more opportunities for those immigrants. The illegal immigrations will cause two groups of people’s homeless. The first part is the illegal immigrations. They could not find jobs or place to live after they come to the America. Thus, a lot of the immigration only can sleep on the street. The other group is the U.S. residences. Those illegal immigrations will occupy the America’s resources and thus cause the other U.S. citizens loss their jobs, depreciated wages for the American workers, and stole taxpayer resources. Many legal American residences do not have the access to the welfare which they deserve to…show more content…
“To date, four states -- Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon -- have legalized retail marijuana. Twenty-three states have legalized medical cannabis” (Huff Post Business). This shows that in the United States, more and more states do not see the drugs are illegal things. The government starts to see drugs are legal and many people think the legalization will keep processing. Smoking drugs will cause people addicted into it. Many people, after their first try of the drugs, love it. Once people get addicted on it, they will spare on their effort to buy it. Yet, drugs are expansive. As a result, many people have to sell their houses and their properties to buy the marijuana. People will have no place to live and become homeless. Also smoking drugs will cause people having illusion. People cannot do their works properly, so they may not have jobs and they will not get income to support their live
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