Argumentative Essay Against Immigration

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Letting immigrants into our country and take our jobs is something that should not be allowed. We have lots of homeless people in the United States and instead of helping and trying to better our society we are just ignoring those people. We are letting the immigrants take our jobs and work for less than minimum wage so that they do not get sent back to their country, which is unfair to the citizens of the U.S. Because Jjobs are needed by people who have lived here and are here legally. The main points to being against immigration are that it does notdoesn’t help with our financial status as a nation, it will raise taxes, it brings more people into our already overpopulated states, and it will cause more crimes with racism and violence. The …show more content…
Since that isso with that being the way it is, we have a lots of immigrants coming over to get a job. According to the New York Times “TThe trends since 2000 have challenged the argument that immigrants on balance increases jobs for natives. Over 17 million immigrants have arrived in the U.S in the last fourteen years yet the job opportunities for natives have wasted away significantly. The total number of working-age immigrants (illegal and legal) holding a job has increased from 5.7 million in the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2014, while declining 127,000 for natives. Since the job recovery in 2010, 43 percent of job growth has gone to immigrants instead of going to citizens or natives. The supply of workers are huge: 8.7 million native college graduates aren't working as are 17 million with some college, and are 25.3 million with a high school education.” says the New York Times. These statistics are showing that there areis plenty of natives to work instead of having immigrants come over here and steal our jobs.
The percentage of the U.S. population that are notaren’t natives and are foreign born immigrants was 13 percent of 316.1 billion in 2013. Between 2012 and 2013 the immigrant population increased by 1.3 percent or 523,000. The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S is 11.3 million in 2014 and in 2012 it was 11.4 million, so it has decreased .1 million in two2 years which is heading

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