The Problem Of Illegal Immigration To The United States

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Many people choose to live in a foreign country, which caused great concern. Since the United States is known for its excessive opportunities, many people from foreign countries are attracted to this nation, and within these people, illegal immigrants are also popular. Base on the Department of Homeland Security data: 11.4 million illegal aliens were living in the United States in 2012 (DHS, March 2013). According to a new Pew Research Center estimated that the illegal alien population in 2014 was 11.3 million (Pew, July 2015). They immigrated to the United States through an illegal process, which affects the nation in several ways, including the effect on social, economy, population size and so on. For the phenomenon of illegal immigration, …show more content…
Not all the illegal immigrants sneak or secretly cross the border. Some people arrival America with legal documents that permit them to stay for a time, including passports, Visa. But when the visa expires, they did not leave the United States, and then become illegal aliens. If you go to the United States and choose to stay even if your visa expires, there is a great possibility the government does not know you 're still in their territory. In fact, even your neighbors do not know you overstaying, especially if you act normal as other people. The government should improve work Visa program that will effectively track down who overstay visas. Besides, another solution is stringent immigration regulations, when people apply for the visa, visa official should interview and investigate the background of bad records and so on. At the same time, this also means that the government will spend more money, hire more people. Unless the government and other authorities began to implement a better visa program, which would be difficult or worse, we still cannot eliminate the problem of illegal …show more content…
government continues to increase efforts in the past few years to strengthen national security. But with the increasing crosses the border illegally, many people believe that national security is still vulnerable. U.S. Coast Guard should strengthen the defense, and increase vessel personnel to prevent illegal immigration and smuggling via the sea. Base on the research states, “Unauthorized immigrants from Mexico make up at least 75% of the total unauthorized immigrant population in 10 states (Ana Gonzalez-Barrera).” There is an international boundary called the Mexico–United States border which has a total length 1989 miles. A solution to the never-ending illegal border crossings, many people recommend covering the entire length of the border fence ---1989 miles long border. But of course, to achieve this goal, it will cost billions of dollars, not to mention maintenance costs, additional reinforcement, and high-tech equipment. It is almost impossible to

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