Undocumented : How Immigration Became Illegal By Aviva Chomsky

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By looking into the history of Immigrants in the United States, we can see that the United States is a nation of immigrants. The Majority of the United States population is made up of immigrants and their descendants. Nowadays, there are still hundreds of thousands of immigrants who come to the United States from all around the world every year. The main reason for immigrants, legal and illegal, coming to the United States is that they all want a chance for a better life. Many people believe that the United States is one of the best countries for immigration because it has been known as the land of opportunity for centuries. Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal by Aviva Chomsky is an in-depth analysis of how the concept of “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are created to play a role in the American society and economy by excluding and exploiting people who are without a legal status. Chomsky provides new insights into the world of illegal immigrants and describes the loopholes in the United States immigration system and border policy. Evidently, laws and regulations are created in order to improve our society and promote social equality. However, the current legality of the United States Immigration system is too vague and internally contradictory. This is the root cause that has created many negative effects on the economy and society in the country. In addition, Many Americans think laws are just and can be understood by a process of objective reasoning. This is…

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