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    Today approximately 11.7 Million people today are doing their best to live in the shadows of the United States (Preston). These people are living like second-rate citizens all while constantly having to worry about immigration and customs enforcement (ICE) coming to rip them away from the life they have built here. Many of these immigrants have lived here for years. They have jobs, families and friends. However, because of their legal status, they must fear deportation and cannot participate in…

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    Generally, United States would deport people who come here illegally without passports or green cards. United States, have been dealing with immigration complications for decades. An average person who has documents would not worry about immigration policies because they are fine. However, if we let anyone come in United States or let illegal immigrants stay then it will affect the citizens and residents as well. People do not realize that but it will affect them because you can get jobs without…

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    Immigration is often viewed as both the foundation of the United States, and the plague of the United States. The United States was founded by immigrants, officially on July 4, 1776, and expanded by immigrants during the Industrial Revolution. Immigrants have built what this country is today, and that is undeniable. However, laws on immigration have changed substantially since the founding of the United States. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 up until 1875,…

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    Immigration Reform An immigration reform is widely used to describe proposals to maintain or to increase legal immigration for people who are not citizens of the United States and decreasing illegal immigration. It is supposed to give amnesty to aliens who had been living in a foreign country for years. Illegal immigration has been a controversial issue nationwide for centuries having major effects on the people, country, economy, and safety of the nation. The United States must remain true to…

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    America is in need of a reform of the immigration system. As of 2013, there were about 41.3 million immigrants living in the United States, which broke the record. That is about 13% of the entire US population. Just in 2013, 990,553 people were granted lawful permanent residence, or LPR, in the United States. In 2012, it was reported that 11.4 million illegal immigrants were living in the US. As much as I’d love to see people live in the land of the free, America cannot jeopardize their own…

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    Immigration is a hot topic in the news almost every day. They talk mostly about how bad immigration is horrible for the country and how many problems it is causing for the country and needs to be controlled. Most people hear this one side of the immigration debate and tend to agree with these ideas without seeing all sides of the arguments and seeing all of the facts. There are two different but very important sides on how immigration should be dealt with; should the United States allow…

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    the law of the United States, however, illegal immigration is still a very relevant issue, mainly in the lower states, where illegal aliens plague the streets amongst hard-working taxpayers where the state of Washington neglects to see actual citizens overrun by foreigners. as made clear by the Native American Party, “these foreigners come here to benefit themselves, not from any love of us or our country” (63). Some may not be clear on what illegal immigration is; illegal immigration is the…

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    Immigration in the United States has grabbed a lot of attention in recent months. Few game changing immigration reforms were brought into action by the president Obama to raise the United States economy. President Obama initiated “ Dream Act” on June 15 2012 also known as Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which was applicable to undocumented immigrants who were under age of 31 and the youth brought to the country as children, and entered United States before the age of 16 and…

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    Immigration for centuries has been a common theme in the United States. The US alone is a current melting pot and will continue to be so. Currently we are at an all-time high with immigration. “Immigrants in the US and their US born children now approximately 81 million people or 26 percent of the overall US population” (Zong and Batavola, 2016) with that being said, our current president of the United States wants to decrease the current immigration “problem” that is at hand. People tend to…

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    As the 2016 United States presidential election approaches. Ambiguous claims such as building a wall on the southern border of the United States2 and a complete ban on certain groups of people into the U.S.3 have been suggested to the mainstream public. These clams only address the immigration problem the United States is facing in a hyper focused, unrealistic and detrimental manner. To dedicate any resources into building a wall on the southern border of the United States fails to account for…

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