Recent events in the past decade has cause many people to portrayed immigrants as terrorists, illegal immigrants, gang affiliated members, drug dealers, etc. This raises questions regarding closing the border or limiting the number of people that can migrate to America. Politicians and law makers are too concerned about this matter and had propose solutions and issue laws in attempt to stop foreigners from coming to America. However, as both sides pushes for their ideas on the issue, it is ultimately up to the younger generation to decide the future of immigrants living in America.
Throughout the history of the United States, immigration has and continues to be an issue that is present today. Undocumented immigrants face many hardships living in our country with limited access to attain a lifestyle as any other American. These limitations affect undocumented immigrants in their daily lives and they face downward social mobility. In the workplace along with anywhere else, immigrants face fear of deportation and exploitation due to their ‘illegal’ immigration status, therefore they remain living in the shadows and in extreme distress. If opportunities such as a work permit was granted to immigrants, their chances of succeeding in the labor market would be rewarding.
America is based off of immigrants. many traveled in rigid accommodations, from situations that may be too gruesome or tear jerking to even be told. They left the land they worked hard to find peace in, and then lost the hope to keep the journey going. Throughout the tough years of American history, immigrants that traveled into the States became known, and poured into the mainstream due to the harsh backlash.
Illegal Immigration is a huge debate in America. What should America do with the illegal immigrants? Many believe that America should deport the illegal immigrants back to their homeland. They believe that America should do this because they are taking American jobs, costing American taxpayers, and smuggling illegal drugs into America.
Once immigrants leave our country we will have more opportunities of better wages and newer jobs. Most immigrants threaten our safety. Most of all, American culture is worth preserving. I believe that United States should have a tough immigration policy. First of all, immigrants have a higher chance for a better job because of a green card they might have.
Immigration reform can go either way to helping immigrants and asylum seekers or placing further restrictions on their lives by even more punitive laws. The United States has faced a long issue on whether or not should they reform the current laws put in place in order for “Aliens” to be able to live here and become a citizen and get the American dream so many people have come to achieve. Immigration laws should be reformed because America was founded on immigrants, they help make the community, and they contribute to the community. For several years now, Congress has been focusing on a new type of bill or act that will be set in place for current asylum seekers. The most current reform act is the Real ID Act of 2005.
Immigration in the past few decades have grown within the world as many are fleeing their own countries for others, by both legal and illegal means. However, with such a large influx of immigrants, this has put a notable strain on the receiving countries. Thus raising the question of what can be done and what to do with those who have illegally entered the country. In the United States the issue of illegal immigration and immigrants has progressively worsened, splitting the citizen’s opinion between either allowing them to stay or deporting every illegal within the country. On November 20, 2014 President Obama gave a speech to answer such questions with his immigration reform.
Deportation “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists, and some, I assume, are good people.” (Trump). I agree with the part that some of the criminals shall be deported.
Immigration plays an important role in the building and maintaining of a country. For the United States of America, immigration has provided the foundation that has led to a successful nation; furthermore, immigrants in the early years of the United States helped shape and create the nation we love today. Through the process of legal immigration, settlers were allowed to gain citizenship, and further contribute to the beloved nation. However, in previous decades the United States has encountered a problem regarding immigration that is too troubling to ignore: illegal immigration.
I think that the children of illegal immigrants should be deported. It will not be fair for people who actually try to get into the country legally. A reason I have for this is that many people are getting into our country illegally and it is unfair. Millions of people are trying to get into the country legally and they’re just waiting to get in. Wouldn’t you feel bad for getting into the country illegally when other people are actually doing the right thing to get into the country.