Illegal immigration does not have a negative economic impact in the United States as some people would make it seem. This misconception is due to people thinking that the illegal immigrants are stealing the jobs of good citizens leaving them without work. Another misconception is that the workers are taking money from our economy. However both of these reasons are quickly proven unfounded in fact. This topic is of importance to the people of the United States because there are around 12 million illegal immigrants living and working in this nation.
Immigration, damaging or helpful? Immigration has been a problem in the United States since before the country was established. Many citizens and politicians claim that illegal immigration is a hindrance to the country’s economy because immigrants take American jobs and that they don’t pay taxes. They also agree that our government spends too much money in keeping them out. People on the other side of this argument claim that immigrants help by taking unwanted jobs with very little pay, and in doing that they are helping keep the prices of domestic goods down across the country.
America’s primary goal is national security and when thousands of illegal immigrants travel into the U.S. each year, any one of those illegal immigrants could have plans to wreak havoc on this country. Gang members could be affiliated with terrorist groups who have ill-intentions for America, jeopardizing public safety (I’d rather my pink Caddy not have bullet holes in it). Along with the violence, illegal immigrants take jobs away from legal residence (right about here is where I ran out of stuff to say so I B.S.-ed it to make it longer, just bein’ honest). It’s proven that illegal immigrants are more likely to do lower paying jobs that involve more labor than legal Americans, but in the long run those jobs would be filled by previously un-employed citizens. This would strengthen America’s economy in the long run and reduce how much the government pays out to
20 Sep. 2012 SUMMARY- The Social Security actuaries estimate that two-thirds of unauthorized immigrant workers. Immigrants come to work, to fulfill a dream that in his country cannot do, and being an immigrant in some cases you need a Social Security number tied to an invented name or one that belonged to someone else. These songs wear but if they do, America grows even more APPLICATION TO THE THESIS- Immigration that exists in this country, many people discover that immigration reform, while a small part is in favor, knowing that work or 5.6 million people, were paying into the system with immigrants, the federal government receives any extra money, as gift. Somebody ought to say thank
Immigration: Costs and Benefits Every year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, legal and illegal, from around the world, come to the United States. People choose to immigrate to America because there are a vast number of opportunities and they are in search of a better quality of life. Supporting them self, as well as, family in their country of origin; legal and illegal Immigrants are looked down upon by society and are thought to be the cause of some of the burdens that our nation suffers from. Taxpayers are forced to pay for the welfare and schooling for many of these immigrants, some who are illegal aliens. Other citizens believe that immigration contributes to crime, poverty, and overcrowding.
Delgaudio, Sterling District Supervisor of Loudoun County, Virginia, in a July 17, 2007 statement offered the following: “Illegal immigration is taking a greater and greater toll on this community... While lax federal and state enforcement allows the problem to develop, local government is also at fault when it rewards law-breakers with access to free taxpayer-funded services. Giving away free services to people whose very presence is a felony is unfair to people who obey the law. More and more of their own money goes to support lawbreakers and subsidized increasing problems of overcrowding, litter and gang crime. It's an insult to native-born taxpayers and taxpayers who took the time and effort to come here legally.
This is the cause of many economic issues such as decreasing job opportunities, rising costs, injustice, and crime. Border security breach for the country as a whole and in particular for the residents of the town may cause ecological imbalance by over populating the locality. It is hard to find, when an illegal immigrant commits a crime it takes much longer to sentence him. The government has created to help people that do not have the funds for things such as health care, food, and other things. The taxpayers pay for these programs.
According to the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS), the number of unauthorized immigrants resided in the United States as of March 2012 is estimated to be 11.6 million (Frequently Asked). As we all know, the more consumers spend their money, the more consumers help build the economy, helping businesses stay open and most importantly, help create jobs. One argument against illegal immigrants is that they are taking jobs that should belong to citizens. The truth is that the spending by illegal immigrants employs about 5% of the total workforce of the United States. Taking that into consideration, if the United States deported all illegal immigrants, the unemployment rate would rise from 8% to about 13%.
Mexico is one of our big illegal immigration problems we are faced with. But so far this is as much as we know of because of the only reports we have gotten and the numbers can and possibly be higher than the 11 million. The states of the U.S spend between usually 22 billion dollars a year to provide for welfare, medical, food stamps and education let alone. This money is not included by the SS (Social Security) and the Medicare that actually fund immigrant who have never worked a day in their life in the U.S! The reason for so many illegal aliens in our United States is because of how hard it can be
While illegal immigration in the United States can and will never be entirely stopped, it can be effectively decreased and even reversed (Reverse). At this point illegal aliens are depleting American funds by consuming a large amount of tax payer’s money, while not paying taxes, and taking jobs away form potential tax payers. As stated earlier more than 26 billion dollars go towards aiding illegal aliens every year, and while 16 million are given back threw taxes the other 10 billion lost could easily be poured into the needy public school system. With the support and proper training by the federal government border control can execute the job of deterring illegal