Why Is Illegal Immigration Bad

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Illegal Immigration is bad It is not uncommon in the year of 2016 to turn on the news, and see an older man with a bobbing blonde comb-over, speaking robustly and comically about his platform before a multitude of supporters. This spectacle has garnered international attention and has caused Americans to think again about how to solve some of the biggest problems they face today. With the upcoming presidential election, although few take him seriously and many think he is racist and misogynist, Donald Trump has proposed some promising solutions that could dissolve some of the issues that have plagued Americans for Decades. One of those issues is illegal immigration. Some believe that the border needs more protection, while others …show more content…
Illegal immigrants have been known to steal money from citizens and the government by refusing to pay taxes, which allows them to have just as many benefits as American citizens but for free. Also, since immigrants typically make less than Americans, they use more public resources. The Washington Examiner, an article explaining the impact of Illegal and legal immigrants have on America, said, “Households headed by immigrants illegally in the country have higher use rates than native households overall and for food programs (57 percent vs. 22 percent) and Medicaid (51 percent vs. 23 percent).” The article revealed that they are taking advantage of programs like food and health. Since these illegal immigrants are not adding to the collective fund of taxes. This, in turn, weakens the the United State’s …show more content…
It is good for politicians like Donald Trump to awaken voters with informative and riveting speeches. Furthermore, as stated before, illegal immigrants bring crime into the country, steal money from government programs, and take many jobs from Americans. Therefore, Illegal immigration are detrimental to the United States, and Americans should no longer share some of the same values as the founding fathers, for they did not think of the unintended consequences. If Americans changed their way of thinking, it would help the country heal and progress to a better

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