The Morality And Illegal Immigration Essay
Since 1790, when the first Naturalization Act was passed stating that “ … any alien, being a free white person, may be admitted to become a citizen of the United States…” we have had immigrants from around the world come to the United States. From 1790 immigration rates have been on a roller coaster declining and increasing at an abnormal rate. The problems started to arise in the early 1960’s when many American’s called for immigration reform, the resulted in the Hart-Cellar Immigration act of 1965 which terminated the quota system put in place but helped reunite foreign families and capped the rate of legal immigrants to 170,00 per year.
While entering another country illegally is not seen as a moral thing to do because of many reasons, as a country we cannot afford to send 11.2 million people back to their country. So for the people who are already here we should…