The Benefits Of Illegal Immigration

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Illegal immigration has become a widely discussed, and very controversial topic. In America, over the past few decades there has been an exceedingly large increase in the stay of illegal aliens. A series of politicians have enforced and created various acts to either combat or support illegal immigration. The opinion of the nation has varied throughout the years. Some think that illegal immigration hurts American interest. While others may see immigration as a positive thing, with a positive effect on the economy. But regardless, coming over to the United States without being naturalized or obtaining a Visa is illegal and breaks the law. When faced with the opportunity for quality over quantity, or Pay less, get less; many chose the …show more content…
And that’s not power that the government needs. The government doesn’t need to siphon money and shouldn’t be allowed to. "As long as there are thousands of undocumented workers competing for low-end jobs, salaries are more likely to fall than to rise. " Davidson n.p. A solution might be to stop the government and limit their power; but that will create too much conflict. So the government should enforce acts that would limit and help protect the border. Coming over to the United States can result in inadequate pay, fewer rights, higher fees for healthcare and worst of all, deportation. Many may argue, and with very valid reason that coming to the United States illegally is the only way. Not everyone may have the chance to afford to get their visa, or afford the …show more content…
Reagan granted amnesty to millions by making the immigration reform bill into the law. George W. bush said " In 2006, I gave the first-ever prime time presidential address on immigration. "We 're a nation of laws, and we must enforce our laws," I said. "We 're also a nation of immigrants, and we must uphold that tradition, which has strengthened our country in so many ways." But recently the current president of the United States, Barack Obama has passed an act allowing illegal immigrants temporary residency if they have been living in the United States for the past five years and haven 't committed serious crimes. Once illegals get residency through Obama 's common sense proposal you must pay taxes, learn English and pay for healthcare. Many fair things that all American citizens are supposed to do, unless they receiving benefits from the government such as welfare checks. writer for the Washington Post said that Legalizing millions of illegal immigrants through legislative action is one thing; doing it by presidential declaration is another. (Blake n.p.) yes, Obama did make this executive decision on his own, almost making it to where the rest of the government was forced to go along with him. And making an act allowing illegals stay might not be for the best. The demographic challenges affecting Social Security and Medicare should not be addressed by further increasing the current historically

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