Immigration Laws Essay

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Immigration Laws Devry University Professor Carnevale English 112 6/9/2012 Your name? Immigration Laws There are many immigrants that risk their lives crossing the desert, who are willing to work in the fields, pick fruits or do menial jobs that most Americans won’t do. It’s very sad that the people who are governing this wonderful country feels the need to remove immigrants, people that obviously came here for work to better themselves and their families. Immigrants are foreign-born persons (entitled)legal ones, yes. Not illegal ones, right? to live and work permanently in the United States and, after five years, to become naturalized U.S. citizens. Immigration laws should be revised so they can allow the less fortunate from struggling countries an opportunity for a better life, increase culture and diversity, while improving the overall image of America internationally. Good start Population growth is crucial to a healthy economy, and at present rates, immigrants and their children will account for 60 percent of U.S. population growth in the next forty-three years. As the baby boom generation begins to retire, immigrants will play a crucial role in filling the country's (human capital deficit.)again, do we not have a population overload in this country? Within twenty years, immigrants and their children will account for most of our labor force growth in the U.S.ok Contrary to the popular misconception that illegal immigrants are exploiting the nation's economy, studies have shown that undocumented residents actually contribute more in taxes than they cost the country in social services, and that overall, immigrants increases the income of U.S. residents by maximizing the extent to which the economy takes advantage of domestic resources. For instance, in 2006 the Texas Comptroller's Office estimated that the approximately 1.4 million undocumented

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