We Make The Difference : Arguing For Immigration Essay

2546 Words Oct 5th, 2016 11 Pages
Yes, We Make The Difference: Arguing for Immigration As I was walking down Market Street near Twin Peaks, I saw this funny looking man. He had raggedy clothes, a long white beard and he seemed to be lost. When I approached him, I asked him “Sir, are you ok?” He responded, “I don’t know what happened, yesterday I was having a drink, fell asleep and today I have this beard and everything looks different. I’m Rip Van Winkle.” He asked, “Where am I?” I responded, “You are in San Francisco in the limits of Castro and Mission Districts. Why you ask?” RIP responded “People look different, the men and women wear different clothes. This does not look like my old town.” “No, it does not,” I responded. “I know you are! There’s a story about you. Since you went to sleep, we had what you could call an immigration boom. Now in your old town we have people from many parts of the world. What you see here is the result of immigration reforms, which helps boost the economy, push native born Americans to higher education, and create diversity.” “RIP, if I may call you RIP, let me tell you about what immigration is, better yet, let me tell you about immigrants. Since the time you were living in your farm and your prolonged nap, several things had happened. For instance, there was a war between the North States and the South States. The war was the result of different beliefs; you may not be aware, but in the South people used to own slaves. Most of them came from the same region in Africa.…

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