Persuasive Speech Outline For Legal Immigrants

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Persuasive Working / Preparation Formal Outline Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to act to solve the problem of Legal Immigrants Central Summary Idea / Thesis: The fact is that it is harder for a legal immigrant to survive in the US than it is for an illegal immigrant. Legal immigrants need to ask permission from the US government to work and often times there are a lot of restrictions on what kind of work they can get. Not only that, legal immigrants have to pay massive amount of legal fees and taxes while their cases are being processed and often times the process takes years. Introduction Attention-getter: Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. These words are engraved on the Statue of Liberty that was assembled in 1886. The statue was meant to be a beacon of hope for all immigrants that enter the U.S. Do we still agree with what those words say? Establishment of ethos / credibility: 1 . Personal Statment There has been so much controversy about immigration in the last few months that I became interested in…show more content…
Three of them are living in USA, while the remaining 2 are in Pakistan One of them is my mother. Since my grandparents were dependent on their son who is a US citizen, and a doctor by profession. They legally filed for Green Card approval in 2000 and my grandparents were waiting for a decision on their application. The Green Card process itself takes long time (6-8 years). But it usually takes around 3-4 months for the initial application to be processed. It took almost a year and they did not hear a word. Since the first step was still pending, my grandparents were unable to visit their native country, Pakistan. All because people at the office of the Department of Labor are not doing their job or over loaded. Why is it so difficult to live legally in this country? They have been paying taxes, social security, and all the immigration fees. Shouldn’t this be

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