Taxpayers. Illegal alien families receive federal welfare benefits that total nearly $4.6 billion annually. Advocates for illegal aliens argue that these illegals are not eligible for federal benefits so they are not a burden on the taxpayers. This thought ignores the fact that the federal government, recognizing the fiscal burden on state budgets from illegal migration, provides compensation to state and local governments for the major expenses they bring upon themselves. These programs provide funding for: education programs that are used by most children of illegal aliens, compensation for medical expenses on behalf of illegal aliens, and compensation for the imprisonment of illegal aliens.
These areas affect American's standard of living which can cause great concern and discussion. Many Americans argue that illegal immigrants are taking all of their jobs leaving many unemployed. "…The more that illegal aliens are able to take jobs in a sector of the economy, the less attractive the sector becomes to U.S workers, and the greater appearance of validity to the lie that only illegal aliens are willing
We have neither the man power nor capacity to detain and transport all illegal aliens in one decisive move. Though simple in concept, this would be a huge undertaking and one that does not sit well with many in our culture from a moral standpoint. The argument is made that compared to the United States standard of livings many illegal immigrants who are here live in poverty, but when you compare the standard of living here to that in Mexico it is even worse! We know that 53% of Mexico’s poor are is living on less than 2 dollars a day. Even worse 24% of the nation’s poor in Mexico lives in extreme poverty, on less than 1 dollar per day.
Annotated List of Reference The Impact of 9/11 Terrorists Attack on the U.S Economy This source discusses the impact on the United States of America’s economy. It states that fact of the United States stock market and how the DOW movements changed majorly. The impact on the economical growth descended moments after the attacks as the economy endured a direct hit, in the public and private sectors. With this, the consumer’s confidence in regarding their spending was hugely impacted and sent the United States into a recession. This help s with my essay as I can use this information to help me prove my point; that the attacks on 9/11 destroyed the United States majorly.
Do Illegal Immigrants Actually Hurt the U.S. Economy? - NYTimes.com. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/17/magazine/do-illegal-immigrants-actuallyhurt-the-us-economy.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1& The New York Times. (2012, April 17). Without Immigrant Labor, the Economy Would Crumble - NYTimes.com.
The poverty rates in Mexico continue to rise and crime is high. Unlike Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans have no “free pass” to access the United States. Scores of Mexican, Cubans and Central-South Americans have lost there lives trying to enter into the United States for the chance of a better existence. Puerto Ricans The American Fact Finder provided by the U.S. Census Bureau website reports approximately 3,987,947 people in the United States during 2006 are Puerto Ricans. Puerto Ricans like Mexican Americans, who are born in the United States of immigrant parents report that English is the language most spoken.
14 February 2012 Double Taxation Hit Small Business In an economy where employers are laying off employees in unheard of numbers and the unemployment numbers are dancing around records levels a new government debacle is plaguing America’s business; and there seems to be no end in sight. Unemployment benefits and taxes are hitting businesses twice. The majority of unemployment benefits are paid by business. With the increasing number of unemployment claims most states’ benefits funds were exhausted shortly after the start of the recession. Resulting in the asking for Federal funds to help cover benefit payments; because of this many states are having trouble in repaying the interest owed to the Federal government.
employers’ reasoning for hiring illegal immigrants is wrong and unjust, as supported by the theories of Immanuel Kant and John Rawls. Looking past the immediate injustice of the issue, we can see that this hiring is wrong because it has a negative impact on America in many aspects. United States employers paying under-market wages and benefits to undocumented workers depresses wages for all American workers, and thus these greedy companies make huge profits at the expense of these illegals and the working citizens in the United States. Also, a report of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration in 2011 showed that illegal immigrants received $7.3 billion more from 2005 to 2010 from the IRS than they paid in federal income taxes (Schulkin 1). Our country is currently experiencing a massive debt, and I do not think it is appropriate solely looking at the issue in a factual manner that we allow illegal immigrants into our society or work place.
Vlad Bakhmetyev Burchett/5 Illegal Immigration Research Paper Migration into the United States is often looked at as a privilege to those in search of a better life. However, migrating to the U.S. illegally is extremely detrimental to the government eroding State and Government funds. As a result, schools and hospitals all over the United States literally go bankrupt and get shut down. Clearly, illegal aliens cost the U.S. a great amount of money that could be allocated towards other funds for the benefit of its citizens. An estimated $2.5 billion a year is spent on their Medicaid, as well as another annual $12 billion dollars spent on primary and secondary school education for illegal kids, in addition some $1.6 billion is annually spent
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Illegal Immigration is reaching epidemic proportions in many American States and cities. The American Government and its politicians at all levels of government are failing to perform the very basic fundamentals of their elected post, to protect and defend its citizens. The United States is being invaded by nearly 20 million illegal immigrants who are over taxing public services, the cost of which are staggering. The population and the cost to the American tax payer are nearly equal to Illinoi, America’s 5th most populated state. What American’s politicians fail to realize is that the border security itself is much like the tip of an iceberg, the greater problem is the remaining 90% of the immigration