Pro Immigration Research Paper

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Immigration is a huge topic in the news right now, many people have different views on immigrants which is why our country is having issues deciding on how they should be treated. The impact of immigrants on our country is viewed as both positive and negative. Some people believe a wall should be built around the border prevent people from coming in illegally, while others believe anyone should be allowed to start a new life in our country. Although some people do come into this country illegally and cause trouble, the positives outweigh the negatives. Immigrants help strengthen America through their hard work and talents, they also contribute their diverse cultures enriching the country, and have a positive impact on the economy. I think…show more content…
Immigrants add talent to the workforce, their diverse skills contribute to manufacturing and industrial jobs. Immigrants are expanding the workforce creating many jobs and opportunities for others, they create new populations of people that all have a similar need. For every 1,000 immigrants 46 manufacturing jobs are created (McDaniel, para 3). Hard working immigrants contribute 14.7% to the total wage of the current economic output (Costa, para 6). While expanding the workforce, they are also benefiting the economy, current US citizens need to realize that immigrants are not taking jobs of current citizens, they are filling necessary jobs that most citizens do not want for themselves, without them many things would not get accomplished, hurting the…show more content…
In the long run, immigrants and their families will contribute $80,000 in taxes to the united states government, providing that all immigrants are legal (Lazear, para 4). Also, immigrants have a positive impact on the workforce, earning money for the government, this can contribute to helping repay the national debt. Immigrants contribute to the economy through the housing market, 40 million immigrants add $3.7 trillion to the US housing wealth nationally (McDaniel, para 4). Business ownership and inventions of immigrants have a huge impact on our economy. These businesses add diverse culture leaving a positive impact on the economy, most immigrants rely on businesses owned by people that have similar roots as them, which helps these businesses profit. As of 2012, immigrant business ownership rose to 18% (Koba, para 2), since then, this number has continued to rise profiting even more than
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