Why Do Immigrants Move To America?

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Did you know that the U.S Department of Agriculture reports that just two percent of the price of a head of lettuce is attributed to labor? A head of lettuce cost one dollar, meaning two cents of that dollar are for labor. If native born Americans were used for picking California lettuce instead of undocumented immigrants, the price of lettuce would go up ten percent making lettuce $1.08. This is all because Americans demand a higher salary, for the work they do than foreigners. We’re quite spoiled. Those who immigrate into America expect to establish permanent residence. The common reason immigrants move to America, are often because of our economy, however religious and political factors are also taken into account. High rates of immigration …show more content…
Donald Trump’s later added "I will build a great wall -- and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me --and I 'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words." While Trumps statement has been extremely controversial, it has opened up a window for others to voice their opinions, and express their ideologies. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, California currently contains 3.5 million illegal immigrants. Say these immigrants leave the states, America would have an extra $10.2 billion dollars to disperse on school systems with an excess amount of students, hospitals that went bankrupt, and prisons that were overrun. America’s freeway would become cleaner and congestion would decrease, many Americans would be happy to go back to having English as the dominate language here in the United States, but here’s the reason America will never go back to the way things were in the past. In a way America depends on legal and illegal immigrants, without immigrant labor the U.S. economy would collapse. According to the New York

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