No Amnesty For Non-Citizens Illegal immigration in our current society is a much bigger problem than most people realize. The growing number of illegal immigrants arriving in the United States every year is a problem that needs to be addressed by our politicians in Washington and all over the United States. To deal with the illegal immigration problem, all that needs to be done is for officials to enforce laws more efficiently. Preventing new people from coming here illegally, and convincing those already in the United States to leave under their own will. This could be carried out and paid for by individual states that want or need the illegal population to be reduced drastically.
Many illegal immigrants get benefit from SS by using illegal social security cards. “But because of so many illegal workers who use bogus Social Security cards to get jobs, billions of dollars of Social Security deductions are made each year as well as employer payments into Social Security on behalf of those workers” (truthorfiction.com) Many think that illegal immigrants should not get any benefit from the social security money because even though they do pay taxes to the government as any other legal citizen do they think that’s the price they pay for working illegally in the United States. “[Illegal immigrants] paid into the system simply because that was the price to pay to get a in the United States.” (snopes.com) Also many believe that illegal immigrants get more benefits than what they deserve as "The average illegal immigrant family receives an average of $30,000 in governmental benefits! Yet they pay only about $9,000 in taxes per year. That creates a $21,000 shortfall that the American taxpayer has to make up.
The Undocumented in the U.S. Illegal Immigration has become a nationwide epidemic in the U.S. with an estimated 11.8 million undocumented immigrants in 2007 and accounting for 3 percent of the population. (Hoefer 1) Over the years the debate over whether or not to allow illegal immigrants to live and work in the United States has become a lengthy struggle for some that are trying to obtain citizenship legally. As an industrialized nation, the U.S. depends on these immigrants to provide a work for hire service for cheap during economic turmoil. There are several advantages that stem from illegal immigration that should be pointed out.
Amnesty The illegal immigrant issue in America is an ever increasing issue. Bills have been sent to be passed to the president and have been declined. The issue now is becoming more and more of a problem, when our borders go unprotected. The problems that illegal immigration causes to a society and a nation can be harmful. By granting these people amnesty, we can counter some of these problems and provide a system in which people can be treated fairly and not be forced to be paid less and soak up the benefits of living inside the United States without contributing.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) argues that illegal immigrants cost U.S. taxpayers more than 100 billion dollars every year. They say this is because of a variety of different reasons. First of all, illegal immigrants are undocumented workers which the government pays, but they don’t pay the income taxes back. The director for FAIR says that "The study of the fiscal effects of illegal immigration clearly demonstrates that it is a burden on the American taxpayer”. He also says that if more forceful implementation of immigration laws were put in, each U.S. household could save in the neighborhood of a couple thousand dollars per year (Fahmy, 1).
The law requires Arizona police officers to question any one they reasonably suspect of being an illegal alien. Police officers would have the legal right to stop and question anyone who they suspected was an illegal alien and ask for their immigration status. Officers would have the legal right to detain individuals who cannot provide proof of their legal status. It will also be considered a state misdemeanor for an alien to be in Arizona without carrying their required documents. President Obama criticized the bill shortly before Ms.
Everyone should have a chance to look for a better life without been treat like a criminal. Illegal immigrants shouldn’t be reported instead they should be legalized. Illegal immigrants come to this country for safety because in their country they live scare that they can get kill and they also want a better life like making their dreams come true and buy things that they never have before. There are many immigrants in this country, but it also helps the economy of this country. Safety is what many people look for and if in their country they can’t find it they have to go out of their country and find it.
I think when we created the fence that stretches along our U.S- Mexico border and creating a new policy we have decreased illegal immigration and helped immigrants get easier access to jobs and also decreased the criminal activity along the border. Future immigration policy should recognize that illegal immigration has a significant and positive impact on the US economy. The effect for building the fence and making a new policy was because of illegal immigration and drug smuggling and terrorism. So many people right now are against the fence but in the future I think it will benefit us for our security and economy. The people who wanted the fence in the first place because of unknown threats coming across our border can now rest with no worries because are we as a nation are protected.
Immigration Illegal immigration is costing American taxpayers a lot of money and we should find a way to try and stop it. Illegal immigration has become a big topic and for good reasons. We cannot keep allowing anyone who wants to make it to the United States to come. Illegal immigrants use tax payer’s money without even paying taxes. Many people work hard for years to become a citizen and some don’t even become a citizen.
The process of beefing up the border, passing and enforcing new laws to punish employers who hire undocumented workers and raiding and detaining them at place of their residency takes a large number of effort and funds that could be better spent on social programs. There is too much focus on the term of “illegal immigrant” and not enough exploration of why these people are here. The illegal immigrants are for the most part migrant workers that are willing to risk detainment, deportation or even death while crossing the border because they are aware that there are jobs for them in the United States. Linda Chavez states, “The real question is not whether the U.S. has the means to stop illegal immigration … but whether we would be better off as a nation without these workers” (527). She continues by stating facts that describe the positive effect of immigrants on the economy.