Essay on The Issue Of Illegal Immigration

1682 Words Dec 11th, 2015 7 Pages
Our personal morals and ethics guide us in making decisions because they help us define the wrong from right. Illegal immigration has been occurring for a long time, and up to this day the morality and politics of migration is a divisive issue. Illegal immigration is a controversial topic, and many Americans rely upon their morals and ethics to form their opinion about it. Illegal immigrants should still have a chance at obtaining the life they dream of and we, as a country, should not have the right to take that away from them. Most immigrants migrate to America with good reasons. Also, immigrants are humans like every one else and have the same human rights as everyone else. On the other hand, many Americans believe that migrants only cause harm to our country and the economy, but in reality immigrants can help our economy and create diversity in the nation. Most immigrants do not just migrate because they want to, but rather because they feel it is necessary and would be able to receive better opportunities than what they had. For many immigrants, their native country is not a safe place to live in. The rights to seek refuge are protected by Articles 13 and 14 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Article 13 states, “Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State”, and article 14, “Everyone has the right to seek and to

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