Zachery White Mr. Foreman English III, Per. 10 20 April 2017 Why Immigrants are Good for Our Economy Immigrants have long been a scapegoat for when economies are declining, jobs are scarce or national security is a concern. 30 years of research show that immigrants, illegal and legal, promote economic growth. There are 11 million immigrants in the United States.
According to a study released last year by the Pew Hispanic Center, as of 2008, 11.9 million illegal immigrants lived in the United States, more than triple the 3.5 million who lived in the country in 1990 (Izumi). Immigration throughout the years has become a major issue in the U.S because of too many immigrants entering the country year after year. The U.S has come to a point whether they should deport the immigrants back to their country. Believe it or not, these immigrants are a big contribution to the U.S. If it wasn’t for them, the U.S economy wouldn’t be where it stands now. In recent discussions of whether immigrants should be deported, there has been sides where immigration would be good for our country and others disagree. Some believe that immigrants should be allowed to stay in our country, because they believe our economy wouldn’t be good without them and many businesses rely on immigrants working for them. On the other hand, the other side believe that immigrants are overpopulating the U.S and don’t have the money to support all of these immigrants (education/jobs.) Immigrants should be allowed to remain in the country because many families would be separated, they are already accustomed to the American society, and they contribute to the economy.
There is an estimate of 8.7 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, according to the Center for immigration studies. They come here because they want a better life for their family, but their presence has caused many problems for the citizens of this country. Moreover, immigration has always been an important issue in the story of the United States. Many undocumented immigrants are able to enter the country illegally. These people along with other citizens say that undocumented immigrants are good for the country as they help the economy by working for a minimum wage in jobs that many refuse to do.
Some immigrants start businesses and make jobs available for Americans. Immigrants come here and fill the jobs that Americans do not what to do or willing to do. Many immigrants are skilled and smart when they come here to the United States. Immigrants make it easier for us to communicate with other countries. Due to immigrants we have business contracts with other countries.
Effects of Immigration Immigration has been occurring since the dawn of time, People moving from one place to another for better living conditions. Immigration is both good and bad for the country that is involved. People bringing in great new ideas to help grow the country but it can also created over population and less job opportunity for the citizens of the country. These are all mentioned in Plymouth Plantation, Mother Tongue, Balboa, and Blaxicans. Immigrants’ impact on America is both negative and positive depending on the viewpoint of the original culture.
For decades, immigration has been a problem for the United States. Due to the people traveling from their native lands to the United States seeking a better life for themselves, and more primarily for the family that has come with them. Immigration is the action of settling into a country of which one is not native. Despite the many legal immigrants not every immigrant enters the country with legal documents and most of these illegal immigrants are poor and uneducated. Some undocumented immigrants commit crimes such as drug smuggling, or terrorism.
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.
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.
People leave their countries and come to the United States to become citizens and find work to make a life for themselves. Granting them citizenship and legal status helps avoid losing their homes and being forced to go back where they came from. Immigration is a natural right, and if people want to come to the U.S. and start a life here, give them the opportunity to do so. Treating immigrants unfair and calling them “Illegal aliens” is offensive, causing racism to stir up. They are human beings trying to find a line of work and make a living for themselves. The letting immigrants stay can bring benefits to the economy, influence good values, and motivate others to chase after the American Dream.
Immigrants fill up jobs such as building railroads, coal mining, and working in steel mills, textile mills, and factories. Immigrants have great motivation and are “30 percent more likely to start a business in the United States than non-immigrants “(Furman, Gray). These immigrants are innovators and helped to spark industrial growth in the late 1800s. Along with innovation, immigrants make up a large portion of our engineers and scientists. All of these immigrants that were business owners brought in money and at the same time, created jobs for American workers.
Immigrants are a good thing for America and should be granted citizenship unless they are causing trouble. Some housekeeping jobs and yard work is done by immigrants, both documented and undocumented. Immigrants are useful in the Labor Market. Between 7-8 million of the illegal immigrants
Immigration is defines as the action of leaving one's home country to start a new life in another country. Immigration has been a recent topic for politicians and the new president elect of the Donald trump. Undocumented immigrants serve as a problem to our nation's economy and well being both socially and economically. Illegal immigrants pose economic and social problems in the United States. Illegal immigrants receive approximately 9.3 million dollars in benefits from the Government while they only pay 3 million dollars in taxes.
A few common arguments are that immigrants steal the jobs from Americans, they don’t pay taxes, and they are more costly to our states than they contribute. We have all heard these claims at least once before. On the other side of the spectrum, we have some experts who say the immigrants contribute to our GDP and make Americans richer. Those
Immigration has always been a crucial topic in the United States government. Especially when it comes to giving amnesty and passing an immigration reform to 11 million immigrants, that live in the country. Many citizens believe that immigrants are detrimental to the well-being of the United States and do not agree with the passage of an immigration reform. One reason is that many believe immigrants take away the jobs of American citizens. Other reasons are that immigrants bring crime to the country and affect the economy.
The United States of America, being a country founded by immigrants, is known all over the world as the land of great opportunities. People from all walks of life travelled across the globe, taking a chance to find a better life for them and their family. Over the years, the population of immigrants has grown immensely, resulting in the currently controversial issue of illegal immigration. Illegal immigrants are the people who have overstayed the time granted on their US, visa or those who have broken the federal law by crossing the border illegally. Matt O’Brien stated in his article “The government thinks that 10.8 million illegal immigrants lived in the country in January 2009, down from a peak of nearly 12 million in 2007.”(Para, 2) While some argue that illegal immigrants burden the United States of America and its economy, others believe that they have become essential and are an important part of the US, economy.