Nikola Tesla Effects On Immigration

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Nikola Tesla, an inventor, a scientist, and an immigrant. He is the man behind many inventions that we use to this date, and one of America’s most famous immigrants. He was born in a providence of Croatia in 1856 to honest hard working parents. They were farmers and his father was also pastor. Tesla came to the United States in search for a better life and to spread his inventions. Growing up in a small town in, he felt that he would not be able to grow. He is a great example a person that was seeking a better life and chose to come here. This man had a chance to migrate and made very great use of the opportunity. From the mid 1950’s to today, there has been a drastic change in how we view immigration. It seems to carry a negative stigma towards…show more content…
In America we are currently facing one of the largest problems of our time. According to the National Review website, “The number of legal and illegal immigrants living in the United States reached an all-time high, at 41.3 million people, in 2013.” This is a number that has since doubled from the early 90’s and keeps growing. Those numbers being represented are those of people form all over the world. The migration of people from other countries venturing out to start a better life comes in a time where we need to be more cautious of those we let permeate our borders. In the current political world, immigration is perceived as a horrendous concept. Presidential candidate Donald Trump, has brought further attention to the topic. Thus making it a household topic from what it used to be. Trump has made it clear that something has to be done about immigration. Despite his current attitude towards it, he does present a valid point. Before 9/11, we had a very unrestricted immigration policy. We didn’t have any control of who would come and go illegally to and from America. 9/11 was a very big turning point with immigration. After the horrific events that unfolded that day, the government stepped up with new ways to regulate anything with immigration. I feel that I can say I agree with President Bush’s Homeland Security Act. Now there are stricter laws that require more background checks before allowing people to come. There…show more content…
People from all over the world come to the Unites States. There needs to be systems in place that can help sort out those that deserve to be here. It would have to be made into three categories: people that come to work, students seeking a better education, and those seeking asylum due to political turmoil. For anyone looking to gain citizenship, they would need to go through contracts and tests. The contracts ensure that the person applying and wanting to be here achieves something good and can prove hat they can take care of themselves, and to ensure that they are making some sort of positive impact on society. Students who are applying would need to run through the same style of contract, proving that their grades will be maintained with a high grade point average. They will also need to prove that they are of good character and can contribute positively to their community and also be able to find work and maintain themselves. This should allow for students to apply to this section of help also receive financial aid while being here. A student would have to reapply every six months in orderto ensure that they are abiding by the contract. This kind of help for student immigrants will also promote to people that are willing to come to America for education
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