The Benefits Of Migration To The United States

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The United States of America is a nation that thrives on diversity and acknowledges the necessity to offer opportunity in order to sustain equality. This country was built from the hard work of immigrants from all over the world to build what is America today. Many people arrive to the United States from their homeland countries both legally and illegally and it has never been such a concern until now. Immigration legal and illegal has pulled in plenty of eyebrow raises, media reports, and arguments on wither it places a positive or negative stain on the United States. Some believe that America benefits from immigration, while others blame immigration for all economic and employment crisis. When America was developing, it encouraged immigrants to migrate to the United States in order to help construct America by…show more content…
Since then America has forgotten the huge role immigration has played throughout history and the contribution it led to the development of America, as well. U.S immigration has brought upon the debate for the future of American jobs, impacts, and benefits. Statistics demonstrate that immigration has helped the United States with employment by adding jobs and bringing in more tax payers adding a positive effect on the United States. Before the recession, when the economy was expanding (2000-2007), 60 percent of the net increase in employment among the working-age went to immigrants. Even though they accounted for just 38 percent of the population, immigrants still took majority of the jobs in the United States (Camarota, Zeigler). Government data illustrates that since 2000 all of the net gain
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