Illegal Immigration In America

Immigration in America: Should illegal aliens be allowed to stay on the U.S.? With millions of immigrants crossing into the United States illegally each year, the issue of illegal immigration continues to divide Americans. Studies in an article indicated that “since 1970, more than 30 million foreigners and their descendants have been added to U.S communities and labor pools which equals to the population of all Central American nations (Francis, 1999, p. 17). People cross their nation 's boundaries in search of better opportunities in education and career. Many seek business growth and migrate to a foreign country with intent to make more money. Illegal aliens should not be allowed into America because there are many problems which develop, …show more content…
The immigration argument greatly affects the government and especially president Obama, who the split public has managed to paint as the villain of two stories. Foer (2014) argues that one side views Obama as a lawless president who practices a corrupt policy to buy Latino votes with his non-enforcement of immigration laws, while others claim he is guilty of being the "Deporter in Chief," willing to heartlessly expel millions of immigrants in a pursuit of a grand legislative bargain with Republicans (p. 26). Neither one of these narratives are particularly fair, but their existence explains the need of a compromise like the design of a rationalized immigration system which will be both more humane while at the same time more faithful to the rule of law. America isn’t a broken country but rather one that is simply divided and in need of moderate reforms related to immigration. The reality is that even the most anti-immigrant legislators in the country are not talking about deporting those millions of undocumented workers who make up a large portion of the American workforce but rather making sure that they are following the law. Several authors explain that the demand in America’s workforce is growing due to the poor working environments and image that cause the existing workers to leave their jobs in the construction, plantation, and factory fields. This is eventually pushing the U.S. to become dependent on making local contractors hire foreign workers (Han et al., 2008, p. 218). The solution has nothing to do with a fence or kicking illegals out. The nation must find a way that forces these newcomers to contribute. This means that the U.S. must consider the economic interest of the nation and therefore support these workers by giving them legal status so that they will not be subject to exploitation. Immigrants must be

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