Immigration reform Essay

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Immigration Reform Immigration reform, whom has it not affected? If one is an immigrant or related to an immigrant, immigration reform has affected them and their family. Immigration reform is a good idea because there are great deals of good hard working people in the country that are illegal immigrants. These people come to the United States to make a better life for themselves and their families. Many immigrant come to the United States to give their children a chance to go to a college of University. When the children grow up educated they in turn help the government by being strong contributors to the government's finances, with their taxes exceeding the government's costs for immigration reform (Hurt, 2006). Most of them like the people I am writing about work more than one job and have never been on welfare. There are also people who set bad examples and make the rest of the immigrants look bad. Then one has the government that does not help the immigrant situation any with the tactics that their officials use to coral immigrants and deport them. My father was one of these immigrants that came from Mexico illegally to work and make a better life for himself. He came to the United States when he was only 16 years old with only the cloths on his back. Two days after he was in California, he acquired a job at a golf course in Palos Verde California. He worked at this golf course for a couple of years until he went to his next job, which was in construction. He started from the bottom at this company and by the time he retired, he was a supervisor with people working for him. My father has been here in the United States for over 41 years and has never applied for any kind of government help like welfare or been a burden to the government. Another example of immigrants coming to better there life are my wife’s aunts. They are all from Mexico and have been here

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