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  • Illegal Immigration

    Illegal Immigration into the United States is one of the most controversial, present day, issues. The United States has experienced major waves of immigration since its existence. However the newest wave of immigration has grown major concern over the past few years. The new wave of immigration is known as illegal immigration and is coming from the border between Mexico and the United States. The border stretches 1,950 miles and shares a border with the states Texas, California, Arizona, and New Mexico. (“Hispanic” 1). Illegal immigration began after the “implementation of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, which barred the entry of Chinese immigrants” (Garcia 2). Currently, there are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S.…

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  • Benefit Of Illegal Immigration

    “Calling an illegal alien an ‘undocumented immigrant’ is like calling a drug dealer an ‘unlicensed pharmacist’.” The company Someecards, very well made an important point, only they made it funny. Illegal immigration has been a problem in the United States from the time whites came over and stole the Native American’s land. President Obama recently announced changes to Department of Homeland Security policy that would allow certain illegal aliens who were brought to the United States as children…

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  • Illegal Immigration Debate

    There are more than 12 million illegal immigrants living in the United States. Almost 50% of these 12 million illegal immigrants are Mexicans who have crossed the border illegally. Each year, an average of 500,000 illegal immigrants make there way to America. The ongoing debate of whether or not illegal immigrants are beneficial to the United States has been a debate politicians and citizens for decades. Although illegal immigrants play a big role and often times have a positive affect on the…

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  • Illegal Immigration Issues

    Illegal immigration is a significant and major economic problem in the United States. Statistics show the negative impact of this issue. It is a government debate that is currently a major issue in the White House . Illegal immigration is debated and viewed by government, ethnic, and religious groups in different ways. It affects us on a national and local scale and solutions to the problem are desperately needed. In 2012 The Department of Homeland Security estimated that there were 11.4…

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  • Illegal Immigration Issue

    Is illegal immigration still a problem to this day? Most people in the United States today do not realize that illegal immigration has been and is still a huge problem today. In 2014 about 11 million of the people immigrating to the United States did not have some sort of legal documents. Mexico being one of the leading countries that illegal immigrants come to the United States from, is starting to have less immigrants coming to the U.S. Illegal immigrants are starting to come from different…

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  • The History Of Illegal Immigration

    With the population of illegal immigrants in the United States averaging eleven million in 2014 and rising, many Americans have begun calling for a mass deportation program to eliminate all illegal immigrants from our country. An illegal immigrant, also known as an illegal alien, is a foreigner who enters or resides in a country unlawfully or without the country’s authorizations, a person who crosses the border by avoiding inspection, or a person who over stays their visas. America should lay…

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  • Nationalization Of Illegal Immigration

    My fight for immigration reform began in the sixth grade with the arrival of my best friend Judith and her family from Mexico. They have exposed me to a new, hardworking culture that does not get its due credit from media and politicians. The injustice these remarkable people face not only sparked a fire in myself but my entire family. My Father Dan Aldridge, a lawyer licensed to practice in both Alabama and Tennessee, would soon become well acquainted with a good friend of Judith’s family.…

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  • Immigration: The Story Of Illegal Immigration

    Immigration There was a young man with the name of Jamiel Shaw at the age of 17. He was a good student and a high school athlete living in Los Angeles. Shaw was coming home one day from school when he was brutally murdered three houses down from his own. He was murdered by Pedro Espinosa who was an illegal alien and gang member. Espinosa was released from jail for assault with a deadly weapon one day prior to the murder of Jamiel Shaw. This brings up many different questions for me. Why was he…

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  • Illegal Immigration Research

    topic of illegal immigration. Over the past twenty years the number of illegal immigrants coming into this country has shockingly grown. In 2014 an overwhelmingly 11.4 million undocumented immigrants were reported to be in living in the United States. That being said it’s essential to carefully examine the reasoning behind these people coming into the country. Undoubtedly, the majority of these immigrants are coming from developing countries such as: Mexico, El Salvador, and Guatemala who hold…

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  • The Benefits Of Illegal Immigration

    Illegal immigration has become a widely discussed, and very controversial topic. In America, over the past few decades there has been an exceedingly large increase in the stay of illegal aliens. A series of politicians have enforced and created various acts to either combat or support illegal immigration. The opinion of the nation has varied throughout the years. Some think that illegal immigration hurts American interest. While others may see immigration as a positive thing, with a positive…

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