Those homeless shelters who are supposed to protect the homeless are unnecessary and costly. PBS SoCal states that a homeless shelter costs “on average, $1800 a month for a one-bedroom apartment.” (PBS SoCal Newshour) Most homeless people do not even have $1800 to begin with, making homeless housing projects a waste of money. Because the homeless could not afford the housing projects or the shelters, they often resort to cheaper options like temporary hotel or motel stays. Motel stays however, still affects the economy because according to the book Invisible Nation by Richard Schwind, “The motel stays are costing the state about $58 million annually.” (Schwind 85) So either way, homelessness still affects the economy in a negative way because the homeless cannot afford to live in shelters and homeless housing projects so they stay in motels. This makes the housing projects and shelters a waste of money and it also drains money from
In today’s world money seems to be the center of gravity for many people. Unfortunately, many people have lower incomes and struggle to pay all of their taxes, while on the other hand, the rich are rumored to evade paying taxes. There are many controversial topics in the tax world including flat tax and the way the lower income people are treated with taxes. Before I discuss problems of today’s tax world, I will give a brief history of taxes in America. Our
Don’t you hate when your taxes go to making useless pennies or when they take up space in a mess. Even though people think pennies are helpful they are not because they cost 2.41 to make just one. For years the Unites States have been discussing if we should get rid of the penny. Pennies shouldn’t be made in the United States. Source 1 states, other countries have got rid of the penny and were successful.
At young ages, the DREAMERS didn’t have any say in the decision to come to the United States or not. Many have never lived in their “home” country long enough to call it their own and they will actually contribute to the U.S. economy. Some say that these illegal immigrants steal jobs and spots at universities from legal Americans. But, they add to the economy with good jobs they could get and good education. The DREAMERS contribute to the workforce just like legal Americans.
Less skilled american citizens earn less money and have fewer job opportunities because they have to compete with immigrants in the job market. Hard workers could lose jobs to those who had just came to the United States. Illegal Immigrants should not
-However: Studies have shown that despite of their low income levels Mexicans immigrants hardly ever utilize welfare services. Although they might extensively use medical services because of their low income households and avoid getting medical help which ultimately leads to progressed and worst conditions, they actually pay a substantial portion of the services out of pocket. They pay 25 billion in taxes and gain no benefit (Leighton Ku article 33). • Paragraph 5: Some Americans citizens do not accept illegal immigration because they argue that Mexicans are criminals. -However: A range of studies show there is no evidence immigrants commit more crimes than native-born Americans.
Cutting back on the budget wouldn’t mean leaving the US unprotected. The military would still be able to function just as well as it already is after decreasing the amount that we put into it. This would also be a way of gaining more money to use for other things as
Many of these people that get sponsored never become citizens, work under the table which makes it impossible for them to pay taxes. Instead of helping our economy they have added to our population, taken away potential jobs for actual tax paying citizens. This strain on our country is totally avoidable if we were stricter on what constitutes someone as a natural born citizen. By regulating our visa’s more thoroughly so that when they expire people aren’t able to slip through the cracks, also better monitoring of our boarders and harsher punishment to violators. Would make people think twice about entering into our country illegally.
Nevertheless, this utopian image which has been painted by numerous politicians and philosophers is being challenged by economists who are concerned with the costs of such a policy. Tanner highlights the fact that in the United States alone, the implementation of a universal basic income would amount to an estimated $4.4 trillion. Even by replacing all existing welfare system, they would still be $2.5 trillion short. The lack of capital will be directly transferred onto the citizens in form of substantial tax increases. In consequence, despite the fact that a guaranteed minimum revenue si the key to solving major issues theoretically, it would not be accurate to state that it could easily be implemented in the real world.
Excluding any costs involving children, an immigrant without a high school diploma typically creates a lifetime fiscal drain of $89,000. The average lifetime fiscal drain is $31,000 for an immigrant with only a high school diploma. More educated immigrants, however, are capable of creating a lifetime fiscal surplus of $105,000. The ordinary illegal immigrant possesses only ten years of schooling and uses nearly $14,400 more is services than it paid in taxes. Illegal immigrants produce a total fiscal drain of $55 billion (Camarota,