Pro Immigration in the United States Essay

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One of our nation's biggest problems if you would call it a problem is Immigration. I am writing this to inform my readers or in this case reader why immigration should be legal. I have based my research on three things, economy, Social Security, and freedom of life. I hope this essay will help you see a different perspective of immigration and what it can do for our country.

Immigration has been going on in America since the seventeenth century when the English established settlements on Plymouth and Jamestown, which were originally the Native Americans. Notice where I?m going with this? No, ok, read on. Most of the Immigrants were European, until the passage of the Immigration Act was abolished in1965. Approximately one million
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The Federalists designed the measures to expire at the end of Adams's term in 1801 and did not include Vice President Thomas Jefferson in the list of federal officials protected from criticism. Opposing the Alien and Sedition Acts as a violation of freedom, Jefferson and James Madison challenged their constitutionality in their Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions 1798. (Yanak). Most people think that Immigrants take too much from the government that they are not respecting the U.S., however Immigrants aren't flocking to the United States to mooch off the government. According to studies, the 1996 welfare reform effort dramatically reduced the use of welfare by undocumented immigrant households, exactly as intended. And another important thing happened in 1996, the Internal Revenue Service began issuing identification numbers to enable illegal immigrants who don't have Social Security numbers to file taxes. (Dalmia). Since 1986, we have invested billions of dollars in fences, technology, and manpower along the border and have not succeeded in reducing the flow of undocumented workers into our country. Yet the proposals in Congress to increase enforcement at the border and against immigrants continue unabated, including new efforts to require police officers, firefighters, teachers, and others to verify the legal status of those with whom they come into contact. This would create real

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