Immigration Of The United States Essay

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Immigration is one of the many issues the United States has faced, we’ve facing this issue for more than 10 year. Since 1950 we have seen an increase in the population of illegal immigrant coming to the United States, during the year 2007 the chart was at its highest point reaching up to 12 million, now it is estimated that there is roughly 11 million people living in the unites states illegally (Washington Post). The increase of illegal immigrant in the United States has led to many issues which include population growth, economic issues, healthcare, national security, increase in hate crimes among many others. Many people argue that because the vast majority of illegal immigrant have little or no education at all they are unable to find a sustainable job. Which lead them to pay small percentage of federal taxes, and because of this reason they often receive benefits on behalf of their US born children. The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) estimates that in 2002 illegal immigrants households imposed costs of $26 billion on the federal government and paid $16 billion in federal taxes, creating an annual net fiscal deficit of $10.4 billion at the federal level, or $2,700 per household. Among the largest federal costs, were Medicare ($2.5 billion); treatment for the uninsured ($2.2 Billion); food assistances programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches ($1.9 billion); the federal prison/court systems ($1.6 billion); and federal aid to schools…

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