America 's Decision For Granting Over 5 Million Undocumented Illegal Immigrants

1604 Words Dec 16th, 2014 7 Pages
Jamarius Butler
PoliSci 1400
Hawaii Pacific Univerisity

Recently Pres. Obama has made his decision in granting over 5 million undocumented illegal immigrants amnesty and allowing them to stay within the borders of the United States this action is causing quite a stir within the Senate, Congress and within the conservative community at large. Statistically 2013 alone there were over 990,553 total immigrants that obtained lawful permanent resident status by statistical area based on residence in region out of the over 900,000 that obtain lawful residence 135,028 were from Mexico. Now that 's looking clearly at lawful residents looking at the 2013 numbers and comparing the 135,028 lawful residences with the number of illegal immigrants being cited by the New York Times to be somewhere between 11 to 13,000,000 in the year 2013.

This is accounted for over 14% of all immigration statistics within the country followed by China India and the Philippines in the Dominican Republic. In other areas of the world similar immigration policies were put in place around the 1880s as well in Canada, The Chinese Immigration act and the Chinese Head Tax were signed into law. This law came to be passed after a while commission on Chinese immigration within the Canadian federal government investigated the response to the backlash from union workers and politicians against the large number of Chinese immigrants that were left in the country after the railways were finished. The Chinese…

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