Undocumented Immigrants And The United States Essay

1339 Words Dec 13th, 2016 6 Pages
Many Foreigners have been coming to America undocumented for many years. As of 2014 there were recorded 11.1 million undocumented immigrants living in America. They come to America for multiple of reasons. Immigrants perceive America as a place of dangerous confusions. Many Immigrants are living in constant fear of being deported due to not having the right documentation. These undocumented immigrants should be allowed to live in the U.S. without living in fear of being deported because they came to the U.S. for a better life for them and their families, they help the Economy, and the process to get documented is long, hard, and expensive.

More than half of all immigrants came to America lawfully but are still undocumented. “Not all Immigrants came to the United States for reasons of poverty. At the beginning of this century, during the civil war that Mexico officially prefers to call its “revolution”, many Mexicans fled Mexico as critics, or fled violence and persecution.”. (Rodriguez, Para. 5) Many immigrants came to America to help during World War II. This was made with the help of the bracero program, which brought hundreds of thousands of Mexicans to work as unskilled labour in agriculture and on railways. Between the years of 1942 to the year 1964 million of Mexicans came to America to help with the job shortages. Many of these Mexicans went south-west to work in agriculture. This was the first big wave of illegal immigration. As of 2016, 11 million immigrants…

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