Little Babies Research Paper

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Little Babies, Big Problem

“Anchor babies” natural born citizen or part of a bigger immigration problem? Let’s be honest our economy is in crisis and with more and more illegal immigrants coming over it’s only getting worse. While the 14th amendment had good intentions originally, it has become skewed in people’s quest to be more neighborly and politically correct. Granting babies of illegal immigrants’ citizenship when born in the United States is hurting or economy as well as causing further immigration problems The 14th amendment stated “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.” Originally this was written to help
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Many of these people that get sponsored never become citizens, work under the table which makes it impossible for them to pay taxes. Instead of helping our economy they have added to our population, taken away potential jobs for actual tax paying citizens. This strain on our country is totally avoidable if we were stricter on what constitutes someone as a natural born citizen. By regulating our visa’s more thoroughly so that when they expire people aren’t able to slip through the cracks, also better monitoring of our boarders and harsher punishment to violators. Would make people think twice about entering into our country illegally. While it may seem harsh to deny citizenship to someone born in our country the bigger picture is that their parents should have never been here in the first place if they didn’t have a visa or green card. We are losing our American culture by allowing so many exceptions, most of the anchor babies born in our country are still raised under their parents cultures and beliefs and the family members they sponsor usually wont adapt to are culture, many refuse to learn or speak English, they refuse to work an honest job, or even become a citizen. They want the benefits of living in our great country but don’t want to actually become part of our
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