Argumentative Essay On Immigration Analysis

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I always thought it is a tough to live as an immigrant in the United States today. Presidential candidates, such as Donald Trump, do not make it any easier. Ever since 9/11 and the 2008 recession, there is an increasing hatred towards foreigners that do not look “American”. This is because “during times of economic contraction and uncertainty that anti-immigrant scapegoating, draconian immigration policies and hate crimes directed at new immigrants increase” (Gallagher). I always heard about the “immigration problems” in the news but never assumed much of it until high school.
I grew up in a predominately immigrant community. My grandfather was an immigrant. He came to the United States during WWII under the Bracero Program. His “pull” to

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