Argumentative Essay On Mexican Immigration

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José Gómez Rhetoric September 17, 2014 Illegal Mexican Immigration Illegal immigration is an issue that has been bothering the United States since the early 1900s. Since our countries’ past, racism towards minorities almost felt normal; our country has came a long way and people are finally starting to come around to the fact that minorities aren't going anywhere. The topic seems to be very easily debatable in our society because of the societal biased that comes with illegal immigrants. Some people say that illegal immigration could benefit the United States economy through additional tax revenue; they contend that immigrants have already imprinted…show more content…
The United States is already drowning in debt, meanwhile we spend millions of dollars on immigration prevention. Immigrants could be the answer to increasing our yearly revenue, by collecting taxes every year, it would raise millions of dollars. As a country we are so focused on trying to prevent illegal immigrants that we are being blinded by the fact that we are living amongst them in our everyday lives. No matter how much money we spend, or how much security we build on our borders, this country was built on immigrants; they aren't going anywhere so we mine as well get used to them. The workforce is full of opportunities that even middle to low classed Americans do not want. Many illegal immigrants come to our country seeking even the lowest level of work, as long as they are getting money to raise and support a family, then they are happy. If an immigrant wants to come to our country to better their lives and improve our economy, why would we push them away? Koebler, Jason. "11 Cities With the Most Hispanics." US News. U.S.News & World Report, 25 Mar. 2011. Web. 18 Sept. 2014. "Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions | The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP)." The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Sept. 2014. "U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time." U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Sept. 2014. "End Illegal Immigration." History of Illegal Immigration in U.S. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Sept.
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