Argumentative Essay On The Dream Act

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More than 11.7 million immigrants from all over the world are among us. Without these immigrants this whole country would be a totally different place, immigration needs to be addressed by making a reform. That should be able to affect the youth, since they are our future generation and reflection of our American ideals. After making a proposal to the government they decided to give an opportunity to those immigrants in need of legal papers to proceed their education which would be called the Dream act. Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (Dream act) offers legalization of education. The Dream act should not be removed for the fact that young immigrants are the next generation, contributors with the economy, which is why …show more content…
The economy will have a turning point since the Dream act is not free for immigrants who apply. There is an actual fee that has to be paid to send the paper work and to actually consider the application valid. According to Opposing viewpoints online collection, “The Homeland Security Department said Friday that illegal immigrants will have to pay $465 to apply for legal status in the U.S. under President Obama 's administration Dream Act” (Opposing viewpoints). Even if even is a chance where the person does not get accepted that money will not be refunded. That means the money will still be received by the government and the economy will increase because of the thousands of young immigrants applying. Either way the United states obtains the same benefits. If the government decides to give the opportunity to led the young in need immigrant. The tax revenues will add trillions of dollars since there is plenty of immigrants out there that want to be legal in this country that will let their dreams come …show more content…
citizens feel and believe that is a huge mistake that the government is making. Such as letting undocumented students having the same rights of going to school for free and receiving financial aid to attend college. It is not fair that even students without papers are accepted to college or even attend the same school. Another reason that they do not want what the Dream act proposes is that it would bring even beyond numerous of immigrants to the country. As Mehlman claims, “The DREAM Act would touch off an even greater wave of illegal immigration. Because the DREAM Act is being marketed as a moral imperative...” (Mehlman). Which means that the Dream act would bring unwanted immigrants. Lastly, mostly part of the nation is not not loving the idea of undocumented students getting involve. An example being a doctor or a lawyer. They also thing really bad about immigrants. They think they just cause problems, delinquents, and see them as a thing not a human

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