Emigrating In America

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Emigrating is one of the most talked about topics due to the fact that many people are emigrating on a daily basis. Emigrating is to leave one 's own country in order to settle permanently in another. There are many places people that want to emigrate to, but the one that is most common for people to emigrate is the ¨Land of Opportunities¨ which is the United States of America. Emigrating has become very common for the simple facts that people want a better life, experience a different country, or meet up with their family.
One of the main reasons for emigrating is to find a better life. People immigrate to the ¨Land of Opportunities¨ to find a better life. The United States is called the ¨Land of Opportunities,¨ for a reason, which is that
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In the United States of America, ¨ The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, and has not increased since July 2009. However, some states, cities, and counties have a higher minimum wage rate¨ (Alison Doyle). For example, in Mexico ¨ On November 21, 2017, the Mexican National Commission on Minimum Wages(Comisión Nacional de los Salarios Mínimos or CONASAMI) issued a resolution decreeing an increase in the Daily General Minimum Wage (DGMW) applicable for Mexico . Note that the DGMW will continue to be $80.04 Mexican pesos (MXP) (which is approximately equivalent to $4.25 USD) effective December 1, 2017.¨ (Alvarez et al.). There 's an enormous difference in the minimum wages, in Mexico people would have to work two days and make…show more content…
The amount of people that migrated to the United States of America is mind blowing. “The U.S. immigrant population stood at more than 43.3 million, or 13.5 percent, of the total U.S. population of 321.4 million in 2015, according to American Community Survey (ACS) data. Between 2014 and 2015, the foreign-born population increased by 899,000, or 2.1 percent, a slower growth rate compared to 2.5 percent between 2013 and 2014.” (Zong et al). The amount of the people that migrated grew greatly in 2016. “According to the 2016 Current Population Survey (CPS), immigrants and their U.S.-born children now number approximately 84.3 million people, or 27 percent of the overall U.S. population.” (Zong et al). The people that migrate to the United States of America mainly go to the biggest name states. “The Migration Policy Institute estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants resided in the United States in 2014. More than half (54 percent) resided in four states: California (27 percent), Texas (13 percent), New York (8 percent), and Florida (6 percent).” (Zong et al). The statistics are skyrocketing showing how many people migrate to the United States of America. The stats prove why more people migrate every
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