The USA Immigration Problem Essay

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The USA Immigration Problem

Immigration is a major problem facing the U.S. today. Hundreds of
thousands of immigrants flock to this country every year. Some legally, others
illegally. Some are escaping from religious and political oppression while
others come to seek out the "American Dream". Either way they are causing
nationwide problems. Non-English speaking workers take jobs away from American
people because they will work for cheaper wages. Illegal immigrants receive
welfare and health care and the money to fund this comes straight from us, the
citizens of the United States. Some limitations have to be put on the number of
immigrants allowed each year and much stricter border patrols must be installed.
Harsher punishments
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With some many problems facing the U.S. now, we need to worry about
ourselves and try to get ourselves on track before we can worry about saving the
world. If we can get our economy going and take care of poverty in our cities,
then we can begin to help out the countries of the world. I'm not saying that we
should completely cut them off, the poorer places should receive some financial
aid, but the majority of our problems lie inside our borders and those are the
ones we should be most concerned about.

Illegal immigrants are sucking up hardworking American taxpayer's money.
They are gaining benefits like welfare, public education and health care and the
money that funds those benefits comes straight from our wallets. These people
are not tax payers and our not helping to deal with American problems.

One of the main reasons that we have such a problem with illegal
immigrants is because companies continue to hire them. The U.S. government needs
to crack down on these companies to make sure that they are not putting these
people to work. After watching news clippings on how easy it is to "sneak"
across the border, its no wonder we have so many illegal aliens living in the
U.S. It is not the fault of the border patrol guards, but the fault of the U.S.
government for one, not having a enough help, and…

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