Immigration Case Study

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Policies associated with immigration laws stem back in history, as early as 1790. Beginning with the Naturalization Act of 1790, as the first statute that imposed regulations on citizenship. The Act included criteria, such as two years of residency, good behavior and allegiance to the United States. Notwithstanding, those excluded from citizenship included blacks and children of fathers not born in the U.S. Inevitably, this representation of segregation took part in the restructuring of immigration policies imposed in the U.S. today (Imai, 2013).
Consequently, subsequent laws enacted paved the path for reformation and restriction to immigration policy (Migration Policy Institute, 2013). The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 precedes stringent laws prohibiting migration into the
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Results showed a 61% increase in employment and 61% of recipients received a driver’s license. Economic contribution also included 54% of recipients opened a bank account, while 34% obtained their first credit card. According to the Center for American Progress (CAP) there are multiple entities, such as the Congressional Budget Office, the Social Security Administration, and the Council of Economic Advisers, agreed DACA, and similar programs, are beneficial to the economy; moreover, will continue to be over the next decades (Mathema, 2016). DACA and similar programs will allow approximately 5.2 million undocumented individuals the ability to legally work, seek post-secondary education, military participation, received medical emergency and a valid driver 's license. In return, this provides job security/growth, prevention of wage theft, exploitation, and increased tax revenue. Over the next ten years, an estimated 28,814 jobs will surge, and the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will increase by $230 billion and Social Security will increase $41 billion. (Mathema,

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