Illegal Immigration And The United States Essay

1686 Words May 27th, 2016 7 Pages
“They’re bringing drugs, crime and rapists” says presidential candidate Donald Trump on the topic of illegal Mexican immigration. Illegal immigration has been a pressing issues facing the United States since the mid 19th century. Every year, thousands of Mexican residents attempt to enter America in hopes of getting a job or better place to live. The question to why the numbers of illegal immigrants have been growing exponentially can be answered with a simple explanation: a financially struggling and violent Mexico that has to turned to corporations and the United States for help. However, this comes with a cost. So, why don’t these people immigrate to the United States legally? Because they can’t afford to wait that long. Thousands of other suffering Mexican migrants have thought of the same idea, and therefore, thousands of applications are submitted. The United States’ leaders and future leaders, Mexico, and other Central American countries have all tried to devise solutions to this growing problem, some being peaceful, some not. Due to a struggling Mexico and the difficulty to become a legal citizen, the numbers of illegal immigrants have grown, causing the United States, Mexico and other Central American nations to turn to both tranquil and aggressive solutions.
Corporations are beginning to run Mexico, buying acres of land that originally belonged to citizens. This, combined with a failing Mexican economy has left thousands without homes and jobs. Fortunately, the…

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