Pros And Cons Of Illegal Immigration To The United States

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Illegal Immigration Immigration is a touchy subject to talk about because it can reflect positively or negatively on a certain race of people. There are many pros and cons of a country opening up and taking in immigrants or even refugees. Countries that take in refugees are getting a better reputation from the other countries that are not taking in refugees. One popular example of a country who opens up its borders to refugees is the United States of America. This is one of the main reasons that the United States of America is such a culturally diverse country. There are citizens from just about every country across the globe that are now residents of the United States. The immigrants that come to our country might be hostile, but others…show more content…
The immigrants who do not have the right registration papers are referred to as “illegal immigrants” which is the topic of our exam. One reason that illegal immigration is bad for a country, is because the immigrants take jobs from Americans. The lazy Americans who are unwilling to work, do not have jobs because the immigrants are willing to work. Cheap labor is good for the economy, but it also raises the unemployment rate. Within the last 5 years, the unemployment rate has gone down, but there are still thousands of Americans without jobs. I understand that a good percent of those thousands are too lazy to work and refuse to take anything except government money, but what about those who want to work, but can't find a job? That's why it is bad to have so many immigrants working in America. In January 2000, there were 11.5 million illegal immigrants living in America, but since then, that number has been decreased by almost 24 percent. With the rate of illegal immigrants going down, and immigrants in general, the unemployment rate is also going
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