Should Undocumented Immigrants Be Allowed Into America

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What makes someone American isn’t just blood or birth but allegiance to our founding principles and faith in the idea that anyone--from anywhere--can write the next chapter of our story, quoted from our current president, Barack Obama. It is said that America is a land of immigrants, but why are they not allowed into the U.S today? America loses opportunities to become a better place, because our immigration reform constantly turns down citizenship applications, from people who want to make a difference in America. If these applications continue to be turned down, families will be torn, the economy will be broken and futures will never become a reality. One important reason why undocumented immigrants should be allowed into the U.S is that many of them have American families and splitting them up would cause…show more content…
As Senator Charles Schumer, Upfront, 2016 has made clear, “we turn away too many people who want to enter the U.S legally”. There are people who could create jobs, invent new technologies, and boost our economy. Senator Schumer’s point is that as we turn down immigrants, we are turning down opportunities for the U.S to be a better place. Plus, they would pay taxes, just like any other American would. They are adding to the economy, which is why they should be allowed to become a citizen in the U.S. Of course, it is possible to disagree with the view that undocumented immigrants don 't pay rent, and use the opportunities that America has to offer them. However, the weight of that evidence is on the other side. WHat must be remembered is that most people do use the U.S for new opportunities, such as getting a job, and attending college. 8 Million undocumented residents are in the U.S workforce. This is fundamentally why undocumented residents should get a pathway to

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