Essay on Illegal Immigration On The United States

1411 Words Dec 7th, 2015 6 Pages
The United States deals with the issue of illegal immigration on a daily basis, especially in the states such as Arizona. Nearly half of all border crossings occur on the border between Arizona and Mexico (“Immigration Issues”). Many argue that they are helping the country by taking low-wage jobs such as produce picking which keep Americans feed. However, the fact that the US government has spent about $2.5 million on illegal immigrants in Arizona alone with a growing rate is the real issue (Fahmy). American tax dollars are being used to keep those here that do not have to pay taxes and have the ability to take advantage of programs meant to help Americans in poverty. Instead of using these tax dollars on those that are legal citizens in need and reduce the tax rate, they are being given away our tax dollars to those that are breaking the law coming to the United States illegally. In order to fix American tax dollars from being given freely to illegal immigrants, there must be a proposal of additional requirements for social services to limit or eliminate the amount given to illegal immigrants in efforts to reduce taxes and help our own citizens first. First of all, illegal immigrants are breaking Unites States law when they cross the border without the proper documentation. The majority of these people coming over illegally are criminals, social and economic burdens of the taxing paying citizens. While there are some that are coming over here with good intentions they…

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