The History Of Illegal Immigration

1312 Words 6 Pages
With the population of illegal immigrants in the United States averaging eleven million in 2014 and rising, many Americans have begun calling for a mass deportation program to eliminate all illegal immigrants from our country. An illegal immigrant, also known as an illegal alien, is a foreigner who enters or resides in a country unlawfully or without the country’s authorizations, a person who crosses the border by avoiding inspection, or a person who over stays their visas. America should lay down the law and start punishing and exporting illegal immigrants back to their homes and promote them enter our country the legal way. The current system of deporting illegal immigrants from our country is not working. Illegal immigrants are hurting the United States by taking away American’s jobs, draining the economy, and committing crimes.
In 2007 congress tried making a movement that
…show more content…
Many Americans equate illegal immigrants with a higher incidence of crime. Their presence in the United States is based on their illegally entering the country which is a crime itself. Many illegal immigrants end up incarcerated as a result of criminal activity. Drug smuggling and alien smuggling are two of the highest crime rates committed by illegal immigrants. Illegals end up doing criminal activity to pay off debts or to help their family and friends. They steal because they are not finically stable and they have to survive somehow. In Arizona there was a linkage between illegal alien and incidence of crimes. Arizona had the highest rate of illegal aliens in the country and also ranked at the top for crime incidences. According to statistics compiled but the U.S. government, a study reported that, "In our population study of 55,322 illegal immigrants, we found that they were arrested at least a total of 459,614 times, averaging about 8 arrests per illegal alien. Nearly all had more than 1

Related Documents