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  • Reinventing The Melting Pot By Jamar Jacoby Summary

    Immigration has always been a part of American culture, in fact, it is the basis of how our country was formed. Immigration, both legal and illegal, has become a key focal point in today’s society- especially with presidential elections looming in the near future. In a collection of essays titled “Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrant and What It Means to Be American,” Jamar Jacoby has a piece titled “The New Immigrants and the Issue of Assimilation” published in 2004. In her piece she…

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  • Why Is Hispanic Culture Important To Me

    The Hispanic culture is significant to me because I am Mexican as well. I was born in Brownsville, Texas but grew up in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and I speak both languages fluently. People always stereotype us by mostly saying negative comments and making jokes all the time. Being Hispanic defines being a hard worker, humble, the pursuit of happiness, and to never forget your roots. To be Mexican, it means to be proud of your ethnicity. It means that we work hard every day to get what we want.…

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  • Why We Should Be Legalized Immigrants

    Ultimately, we need to understand that without illegal immigrants the economic growth of the United States will crash. Although massive deportations may seem of concern to only a small group of citizens, it should be in fact concern for anyone who cares about the increase in taxes. Undocumented immigrants are a critical piece of the economy in the United Sates because they pay $11.64 million overall in state and local taxes. Per to the estimation of the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy…

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  • Enrique's Journey Argumentative Analysis

    While reading Enrique’s Journey, the most prevalent concern that Enrique faced was the difficulty immigrating to the U.S-Mexico border. Towards the end, Enrique encountered the Rio Grande which separates the U.S. from Mexico and even then he was not allowed to pass. How can a land of immigrants later decide to deny the right to immigrate to the U.S.? The laws concerning the right to immigrate should be geared more towards protecting that right rather than infringing on it. While it is true that…

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  • Arguments Against Legal Immigration

    Legal Immigration “People are seeing immigration as a negative. That’s a shame because if its done right, it’s a positive…” – Ron Woodward. In the 14th Amendment section 1 states that “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside…” Taking away the rights of legal immigrant is against the U.S constitution. Legal immigration should not be decreased or eliminated, considering…

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  • Unlawful Immigration In Canada

    Unlawful immigration is the immigration of folks across national boundaries in a way that violates the immigration regulations of the destination country. Some countries have hundreds of thousands of against the law immigrants. Migrants, including illegitimate immigration, are overwhelmingly upward, from a poorer to a more potent country. When potential migrant workers believe the chances of successfully migrating are increased than the costs, illegitimate immigration becomes an option. The…

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  • Key Arguments To Grant's Support For Immigration Restriction?

    1) The key arguments Grant made to show his support for immigration restriction was that he wanted the Nordic race to secure their supremacy. Grant believed that any other race was inferior and that there should be separation, isolation, quarantine, and eventually the fall of “unattractive” traits and “worthless” race types from the human gene pool. Grant didn’t want Nordic and Non Nordics to mix and create offspring, he also believed that the expansion of Non-Nordic races in a Nordic system of…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Syrian Refugees

    As terrorism is on the rise, many people flee their country in hopes of finding sanctuary; but with such an influx of people and the very real fear of terrorism, misinformation and misconceptions are impossible to avoid. It is easy to make assumptions, especially when having little to no knowledge on the subject. Even more so when presidential candidates choose to exaggerate the facts and blow things way out of proportion. There are many misunderstandings surrounding the refugees, therefore…

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  • Immigration Restriction In The 1920's

    because the island was considered U.S. territory. In 1934 the United States established a law allowing on 50 Filipinos into the mainland each year but allowed them to continue to go to Hawaii to work as planation laborers. In 1924 the term illegal alien was established. They also enforced border patrol that policed the borders. In the early 1920’s the North and South agreed upon the law in which blacks were considered second-class citizens. President Harding believed that race was a world wide…

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  • George Lakoff And Ferguson's The Framing Of Immigration

    In “The Framing of Immigration,” George Lakoff and Sam Ferguson claim that issue defining framing is narrowing, particularly in the case of immigration reform. Immigration reform, they claim, is a complex issue whose simple frame ignores security, economic, and social concerns. The authors organizes their claims through the use of specific subclaims, counter arguments, reasons, and evidence. The first subclaim Lakoff and Ferguson mention is that security concern is at the center of the…

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