Essay On Immigration Freedom

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Freedom? The immigration fight in the United States has been going on for a very long time and has proven to be quite controversial. Is immigration reform a product of what happen on September 11, 2001 and there is a genuine need for stricter immigration laws and higher national security? Or is it just a need to prevent certain groups of people from immigrating to the United States each year? Some people might say the immigration laws are put into place to protect Americans and their rights; however, studies have shown and will show there has been bias since the founding of the United States in the immigration laws. My position is the new immigration laws are breaking up families in the United States. It is generally accepted that the United States has laws pertaining to immigration and those laws should be upheld. However, I do believe that there arises circumstances where those laws cause grief to American families rather than help them. Just in the past five years alone I’ve seen families being ripped apart because of the immigration laws. legal residents and citizens of the United States of America who marry and establish a family with immigrants who do not have legal immigrant status should have the…show more content…
People came to the United States whether it was illegal or not. They came to the United States because they were looking for a better life for themselves and their families. America is or was known as the land of opportunities and freedom, the land where an immigrant can build a safe and secure life for themselves and their family. It is not too farfetched to think that the legislators in Congress can come up with an amnesty program that would give illegal immigrants legal status in the United States which can also be beneficial to the United States
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