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    a port of immigration on January 1st of 1892; by 1924 over 14 million immigrants had entered the United States through its doors, Ellis Island is synonymous with United States immigration history for this very reason. Ellis Island was the first part of America immigrants saw, and for some of those immigrants it was also the last place they saw. Ellis Island was opened with the purpose of sifting out the undesirable immigrants that came into the port, as the superintendent of immigration said:…

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    is 2015 and immigration in America is still a hot topic. Since the decade of the 60s’ when a new wave of immigration, especially Asian and Latin immigrants, appeared in the United States, the topic of immigration in America has been growing and growing. Newspapers, magazines, and all kinds of media give opinions about the current situation of immigration in the USA. In fact, many politicians and scholars are flooding the media, books, and websites with their ideas about immigration. For example…

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    Immigration in the United States: In the 1960s, more than 25 million immigrants settled into the United States; today that number has jumped to over 35 million (Jones-Correa 2002; Rogers 2006; U.S. Census of Bureau 2010). Before the 1960s, most immigrants in the U.S. were of European decent, however, the 60s saw the first time that a majority of the immigrants entering the United States were not of coming exclusively from Europe, with eighty-five percent of immigrants coming from Latin America,…

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    Illegal immigration is a source of increasing concern for officials in the United States. In the previous ten years, the U.S. population of illegal immigrants has increased from 5 million to almost 12 million, instigating angry charges that the country has lost control over its borders. One of the clearest signs the United States has lost control of its border is the ease with which thousands of drugs and millions of illegal are crossing the U.S. border on an annual basis. The republicans…

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    Question 1 Today immigration is brought up a great deal, especially with the election. The three most important things that were continuously brought up is border control, jobs, and the economy. Border control has been something every presidential candidate as brought up since forever. With a nation that was founded on immigrants, the United States sure has a lot of rules against people coming over. Many of these immigrants who are fleeing to the United States are looking for better jobs or want…

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    Immigration is in the United States very roots. From the very beginning, colonial times, people moved over the Atlantic to come to the States. Since then, hundreds of millions of immigrants have showed up on our shores seeking a greater life. Many immigrants came to America seeking greater economic opportunity, like many immigrants today. The Immigration and Nationality Act did away with quotas based on nationality, passed in 1965 by Congress, the act changed the bias toward European immigration…

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    Illegal immigration should be allowed in the United States because they are resourceful to employers. According to the director of research, Steven A. Camarota claims, that there are 93 occupations in which 20 percent or more of workers are immigrants. These high immigrant occupations are primarily, but not exclusively, lower-wage jobs that require relatively little formal education (“Center for Immigration studies” par.3). Referring to this evidence, illegal immigration can be a great benefit…

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    The United States was founded upon principles that anyone can achieve the American dream. The term American Dream can be seen in the declaration of independance and how it states that we have the right to the pursuit of happiness. Everything that makes the US so greats comes for this document giving us right and freedom that we deserve. The American dream can be interpreted as everyone that has an opportunity to make their way of living easier, than in other countries. Immigration is a huge…

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    Determined to join the American lifestyle, thousands of immigrants have journeyed to the United States to have a life based on “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” (CITE). The United States of America was founded on immigration from those who migrated from other countries, most prevalently in Europe. This pattern of immigration still takes place today. However, with a greater amount of foreigners wanting to take part in achieving the American Dream, the rules and regulations have become…

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    Immigration Immigration is a subject surrounded by controversy in the United States since the nation’s creation. It began with the Germans and Irish, seeking refuge from persecution and famine (respectively) in the 1700s, and still continues today encompassing all races and ethnicities. Immigrants are everywhere from at work, the subway, restaurants, and neighbors. As the years go by the original (the original settlers of the Americas were the natives) Anglo Saxon American population is…

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