Illegal Immigration: Undocumented Immigrants

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rigo English 100 Illegal Immigration More than ten million undocumented immigrants reside in the U.S. and the number is rapidly increasing by seven hundred thousand people per year. Due to expeditious growth of the immigrant’s population, the southwest border of the United States paralleling Mexico has seen a dramatic increase of fortification in the past twenty years. United States policy makers introduced a wave of policies which tried to intensify border security but have yet to reach the ultimate goal of national security. More restrictive immigration laws were some of the policies tested, but some acts which were intended to prevent the illegal immigration have stopped short of success. A more operational program that was instilled…show more content…
What was not taken into consideration was the abundance of drugs which are smuggled and in turn sold in the United States. Some may question what this money is used for, but the sole purpose of drug trafficking is to use the money to fund future terrorism; resultantly causing a major threat to our national security in the United States. Senior U.S. officials have found a deep tie between Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network and international drug trafficking. The money that is produced from the drug trade is being used to buy arms, and possibly radioactive material for use in a 'dirty' nuclear bomb. Although it is against the teaching of Islam to take part in drug trade because, “The general rule in Islam is that any beverage that get people intoxicated when taken is unlawful, both in small and large quantities, whether it is alcohol, drugs, fermented raisin drink, or something else.” Osama bin Laden however justifies his taking part in the drug trade, because it is being used to kill Westerners and is an aid in his “holy war” against the United…show more content…
Our forefathers developed a nation where economic freedom could be expressed in many ways. In turn, mass amounts of diverse groups have found their way here. In recent times, political differences have posed major threats to our nation and now more than ever, terrorism is at large. Because of the unfortunate mishap of the past events, it is time to take action in securing of our nation’s borders in order to protect ourselves. Also in this, we must insure that our nation continues to be a world leader. By upping security in the system we have created towards regulation of citizenship, the citizens who currently reside in the United States will have more safety and peace of mind in knowing that terrorism or corruptness will be minimal in this country. Many still point the problem of immigration towards other petty issues, such as: lower working wages, tax payer’s money funding public health care, and school crowdedness, but the real problem of immigration is the lack of national
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