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.
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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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