Pros And Cons Of Work Based Immigration

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Immigration is the oxygen to America’s lungs, without it the nation will die. Yet, the American government has been holding its breath for years. For it has established laws that are so complicated it requires a lawyer to fight through. These laws are backing up the system and causing undo turmoil on those trying to legally enter the country. Improvements must be made or America will soon suffocate under the restraint of its own laws. Family unification is a process in which a U.S. permanent resident, green card holder, or citizen of the United States can sponsor family members to immigrate to America. Originally it only applied to minor children and spouses, but now it has been extended to parents, unmarried adult children, …show more content…
Seasonal jobs, such as farming, are in need of workers, but companies are not receiving the amount they need. With the inability to hire willing Americans and legal immigrants so difficult to come by, companies are making impossible choices. They are forced to lose product, therefore having to raise the price of merchandise, or hire illegal immigrants, thereby breaking the law. Work based immigration is paramount to the system and must be the largest sum of visas available. Those who seek jobs in America should be able to find them through the companies who need them. The companies who are unable to find workers already in America should be able to proceed through uncomplicated paperwork to obtain enough visas to supply them. It would be up to the company to fill out the necessary paperwork until the worker is no longer needed. At the point of the worker’s termination the worker has two choices to either find another job, which he has six months, without government aid to accomplish, or return …show more content…
If so many foreign students were allowed to stay in America after they graduated and large numbers of foreign labors were allowed to immigrate here would they rob Americans of job opportunities. This is a false accusation as a large percentage, 40% to be exact, of the considerable companies in the U.S. were formed by immigrants (FB). Immigrants have started businesses that create jobs for Americans not take them away. As for immigrants who come for the job possibilities and not for entrepreneurial opportunities, their jobs are often those that Americans are not qualified or willing to take. Therefore immigrants are a beneficial and required part of American society not a

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