The Importance Of Immigration

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While many believe that immigrants are beneficial to the US, there are others who disagree with this belief. Those who oppose immigration believe that immigrants take jobs and effect the American economy negatively.
Howard W. Foster is the writer for the article Why More Immigration Is Bad for America. Foster states that the popular belief that immigrants are needed to fill low- wage jobs is false. He explains that “the wages and employment rates of such workers should be rising as employers tried desperately to retain a truck workers yet quantitative evidence for such a phenomenon doesn't exist the only evidence of a labor shortage comes from the employers.”While this statement might be true, he does not use any real statistical evidence
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Steven Cohen is the author for the article The Importance of Immigration. He explains that “[as] the world gets smaller and economic competition is based more and more on creativity and technological innovation, the place that attracts the world’s best minds will have a distinct advantage” He is stating that a country that has more immigrants has different perspective, opinions, and creative minds to accomplish great things. This gives the country open to immigration and different perspectives the advantage for technological or creative topics. Though many argue against illegal immigration and how they’re affecting our naritron and economy, “the act of deportation is an impractical and unjust response to this “obviously dysfunctional immigration …show more content…
The author of the article Immigrants Have Enriched American Culture and Enhanced Our Influence in the World, Daniel Griswold, states the positive effects immigration has had to the United States. He explains how immigrants have enriched American culture, enhanced America’s ability to trade, and improved the economy. A study done in 1997 by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) “concluded that immigration delivered a “significant positive gain” to the U.S. economy.” Griswold also disproved the popular believe that immigrants take jobs by stating that they “fill jobs that Americans cannot or will not fill.” He addresses the opposing side’s view about restricting immigration ,but in the right way. He states that “the government has failed to keep the wrong people out.” Terrorism in the United States can be stopped without having us to close our borders “or [reduce] the number of of hardworking, peaceful immigrants who settle

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