The essay seeks to answer the question: To what extent does illegal immigration affect the economy of the United States of America? This paper argued three main reasons as to why illegal immigrants must not be detained in American jails, but rather, must be deported back to their countries of origin…
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This essay discusses that much debate has raged over immigration policies in the United States. In the past, the United States had reached out with open arms to immigrants coming from distant shores who want to make this country their home. As a result of this, we have seen America become a melting pot of cultures, offering its embrace to the poor and downtrodden. In many instances, however, the picture was far from pretty. The famous book “The Jungle”, written by Upton Sinclair, was seen by many as a shocking expose into the sordid world of the meatpacking industry and the abysmal working conditions of the meatpackers, who were composed mainly of immigrants desperate for livelihood opportunities in what for them was a completely new frontier. Few saw it for what it was meant to be: a compelling saga of the poverty hopelessness, and crime that attended the lives of the working class immigrants of America from the period spanning the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the First World War. Unfortunately, that story takes place even today, as illegal immigrants find themselves caught in a life of poverty, dependence and crime. There are plenty of illegal immigrants in the United States, many of whom are from nearby Hispanic countries, most notably Mexico. It has been found that when the purchasing power of the dollar increases in Mexico, illegal immigration increases, suggesting that illegal immigration is brought on by economic reasons....
We refer to those who engage in drug trafficking, in human trafficking, in illegal possession of firearms, in petty crimes. The big debate therefore is what to do with these illegal immigrants. Do we send them to our jails and thus spend taxpayer’s money for their care and upkeep, or do we institute deportation proceedings and send them back to their home countries? This paper will argue that illegal immigrants who have been arrested, charged criminally and found guilty by our criminal justice system should be subjected to deportation proceedings rather than be imprisoned in domestic jails. I will argue first on the resources aspect, and will discuss how keeping them in our jails drains this country of much-needed resources especially during a time of recession. Second, I will argue on the social-economic aspect, and look into how keeping them in domestic jails can possibly worsen the crime problem, because it will still allow them to operate criminal cells here in the country. In turn, this is a problem for the economy because it encourages the black market and the criminal enterprises and syndicates that render markets imperfect. Then, I will also argue how the immigration problem is unduly clogging the dockets of the courts, making it difficult for judges and prosecutors to focus on crimes such as robbery and murder, and thus leaving communities unsafe and vulnerable and affecting local economic activity. Finally, I will argue that on the political- economic aspect, it is only deportation that can send a strong, zero-tolerance message against illegal immigration – of particular importance at a time when illegal immigration is siphoning off much-needed jobs from the local population, and is draining the nation’s coffers by using up
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This definition of illegal immigrants includes all those people who try to gain entry into the US without having formal permission to do so from the US immigration officers or those who avoid a formal examination by these officers or hide an important fact from them.
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We are going to look at the industries that have become additionally important in the United State economy and how the government is taking over the share of the nation’s output. The growth of people’s income, the distribution of people’s income among many more will be addressed.
It begins with the history, the root cause of the problem and lays down the causes or the motivating factors which drive the illegal immigrants to choose to stay in America without authenticated papers. The problems, controversies and effective solutions to address this issue shall be discussed pointblank.
The increase in the figure of illegal immigrants in the United States during the last 10 years, which is five million to twelve million, has led to apprehensions regarding the effects of illegal immigration on earnings and public investments, as well as the possible safety risks caused by illicit entrance into the country.
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More than half of this immigrants work in the manufacturing, construction, leisure, and hospitality industries. There has been an increased debate on the effects of these immigrants into the economy. Supporters show that the American economy would benefit largely if they are allowed to increase in the country.
It has been observed that illegal immigration is responsible for giving rise to so many problems in the country. It can be considered as the main root cause for the economic issue faced by the other U.S residents in the country. Some of the issues that are the results of this havoc caused by the illegal immigrants are: Decreasing employment opportunities for the local residents.
Why Illegal Immigration is Messing up the United States. Immigration refers to the act of coming to live permanently in a foreign country. Illegal immigration, therefore, refers to the unlawful transfer of citizenship from one country to another. The United States of America, due its advanced society, attracts many immigrants annually.