Why Do We Oppose Illegal Immigration In The United States?

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“Within the past three decades, the ethics of immigration has emerged as a topic of considerable interest among political philosophers.” (Wilcox,1) According to Dictionary.com, “Immigration is the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.” I have always been amazed how the issue of immigration can so drastically divide our citizens opinions when in fact; The United States is a country that was built by immigrants. There are many different opinions on illegal immigration. I would have liked to expand on the various kinds of views there are when it comes to immigration. However, the United States population is so vast, I would not be able to cover each view so I shall limit these views to the two tops. For example, there are those who oppose illegal immigration and feel those people must be forced to go back to their native country, and there are those who oppose illegal immigration but would rather them be granted some kind of permanent residency or even citizenship once they have resided here. Both of these viewpoints can closely relate to Utility, which is “The creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds …show more content…

My belief is that illegal immigration should not be as frowned upon as it is in our current society. I believe this because immigration benefits our country in many ways. I believe The United States should allow immigrants from all around into our country because they are a positive influence on our

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