The Immigration For Good By Franklin D. Roosevelt, The President Of The United States

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, once said, “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionist.” That statement is true, because the immigrants from all over the world are people who founded and built up the country of freedom – The United States. Even now, there are thousand of immigrants come to America to seek a better life, education or opportunities to growth. Giving people around the world a chance to put their feet in the America is a evidence that the United States is a land of freedom and home of immigrants. But in “Reforming Immigration for Good”, published by The New York Times in 28 January 2013, Mae M. Ngai, a professor of history and Asian-American studies at Columbia, suggests that our immigration system is not fair and needs reform to allow the United States welcome and give many immigrants a chance to achieve the American Dreams. In this essay, I will analyze Ngai’ use of rhetorical devices, how persuasive and the important of the essay to is The Shorthorn’s readers. Professor Ngai begins her essay by referring to President Barrack Obama’s plan to “create a path way to citizenship of 11 million illegal immigrants.” This ethos appeals to everyone in the United States because even the current President, an experienced politician, agrees that the immigration system is not perfect. The author shows her support for legalization of illegal immigrants, but not the…

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