Illegal Immigration Policy Analysis

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Illegal Immigration refers to the migration of people across national borders, or the residence of foreign nationals in a country, in a way that violates the laws of that country (Illegal). Today over 11 million people are living in the shadows. Illegal immigration is a pressing issue for many people living in the United States because of the devastating effects on the economy and on this country (Creating). Today many people are suffering from the insufficient immigration information and regulation, while the economy is suffering from lack of taxpayers and excess costs that are made from laws that currently govern immigration in the US. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) spends a significant amount of money on just trying …show more content…
The INA contains all the immigration laws and protocols of the United States located in just one place (Immigration). The INA changed immigration by moving away from the belief of rejecting immigrants based simply on country of origin and instead focused on denying immigrants who were classified as unlawful, immoral, diseased in any way, politically radical etc. while accepting those who were willing and capable to adapt to the US economic, social, and political structures. This Act completely restructured how immigrants were handled at the time (2). Now the time has come for another advance of this Act. The immigration system is broken, as President Obama said in his 2014 Nation Convention "Our nation 's immigration system is broken, fixing it... [is] imperative" …show more content…
The number of such persons will depend on the criteria that the president will determine, especially on length of their stay in the United States. In America, there are about 11.7 million people ' paperless’, says the Migration Policy Institute, from about 319 million residents. This year Washington still didn 't pass any official decision.
According to the Congressional budget office, new immigration law will significantly increase GDP in 2033 by 1.4 trillion dollars. In American history immigrants like Nikola Tesla, Albert Einstein and others came with extraordinary potential that was properly directed and therefore improved lives of millions of people. Today 29% of foreign scientists work in United States, they also represent half of PhD workers from STEM programs, and are critical part of engineering occupations (Immigrant). “Because the lesson of these 236 years is clear -- immigration makes America stronger. Immigration makes us more prosperous. And immigration positions America to lead in the 21st century.”

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