Immigrant Visa Essay

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Argumentative Essay The American people don't have any problems with seasonal workers. Those are the workers who do the jobs that most of the American citizens don't want to do or are physically unable to do them. The concerns rise when seasonal workers try to steal the good jobs that citizens should have the first chance to. If the seasonal workers greatly contribute to the country, congress should reform the visa system and give them a chance to advance in the United States by making easier acceptance. There are unpleasant aspects of immigration, which includes the hardships faced to reach America and the conflict to gain acceptance. For legal immigrants of the United States to become a citizen, they have to go through a set of procedures. Currently, to enter the United States, they first must receive a visa. There are many different kind of visas. Most popular visas are Students, Temporary workers, Treaty Traders & Treaty Investors, and Family sponsor. The process to receive visa are quite complex and seem to vary from place to place. The process to become a citizen once they enter the country is also not simple. You must meet a few basic requirements: be at least 18 years old, be a lawful permanent resident for at least 5 years, be able to read, write, and speak basic English, and be willing to take an oath of allegiance (USCIS). If they meet these basic requirements, they are eligible to become a citizen. The first step to becoming a citizen is to file an application for citizenship. Next, they must take a naturalization exam, covering US history and government. Finally, once they have paid a $680 fee, they can participate in an oath ceremony (USCIS). After all that process, they would now become a citizen of the United States of America. As mentioned earlier, gaining citizenship is a hardship in the US. Visas have been introduced and most non-American
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