Illegal Immigrants Essay

April 4, 2013
By KittySwagLordYolo BRONZE, Cannon Falls, Minnesota
KittySwagLordYolo BRONZE, Cannon Falls, Minnesota
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As im sure we have all heard of illegal immigration and it’s growing number wise, I would like to ask what you think about it. First off i'll tell you what I think about it for example the room for illegal immigrants have went up in the U.S.A. It has grown rapidly over the past year’s according to the New York Times, I feel there’s not enough room especially for “Illegal Immigrants”. Another reason why it’s bad is because it take’s our American’s jobs away, they should have their own jobs in their own country’s! I mean I know there’s a lot of corrupt things in Mexico, Middle East and maybe even Europe but they should figure out all of that because they can’t all be coming here it will get to packed! They need to fix their government and get some good jobs and a good life.

Now to get in more depth about jobs, Americans are already suffering as it is in this rough economy. And us Americans should get the jobs not the “illegal” immigrants. Now a days it’s even hard to get a job at Mcdonald’s, right now illegal immigration is hardly being prevented so they need to put up stricter borders Arizona because that’s the hot news of mexicans hopping borders also they need to look out for other borders. Maybe when the economy boosts back up we can let “legal” immigrants but they must be “legal” i can’t stress enough about how this need’s to be more strict. I know its hard for their possible corrupt government accoring to we are taking alot of effect into this and they said it’s costing us million’s.
Now to get further into all the money that these Immigrants are costing us. First off all the Immigrants that are possibly living off welfare this is costing us more money than we can already handle, we already have millions of American’s on welfare so adding these “illegal” and “legal” Immigrants will just make it cost more! Also all the money that it costs to put up borders and hiring people taking care of it will cost a lot. It just all adds up to the point where we can’t handle it maybe this is a big reason of why we are in debt but not all of it of course. To get into more about welfare programs of course many know and maybe don’t know welfare programs cost millions even billions sometimes! so of course that’s a lot of money we can’t handle. So i'm thinking maybe if we cut down on the spending and just stop illegal immigration by putting up stronger borders we could possibly get more money back into the U.S treasury.
So now that I have gotten across my main points what do you think we should do? do you feel immigration is a good or bad thing? I’ve told you my opinion. Should we put up more strict borders or no? The main things i wanted to get across is that it costs a lot of money to have all of these immigrants in here also a lot of American’s jobs are at stake. But maybe there are some good things about this or possibly not. But my question is, what do you think we should do?

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on Apr. 14 2013 at 3:08 pm
plathfanatic GOLD, Elmont, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"If there is a god, I bet he looks down at us and laughs at our foolish ways."

Honestly, everyones entitled to their own opinions. But you have to understand, everyday people in other countries cant just CHANGE their government. You cant just band together and change years of living in fear of drug cartels or a corrupt government. Illegal immigrants arent taking the jobs that Americans want, their taking the jobs noone else wants to do. I honestly think we would be nothing without our illegal immigants. Americans (including myself, i admit) do not have the work ethic or determination these people have. Sure, some may be taking advantage of social programs.. but should you penalize those who started off legal with visa's and just over stayed? Or the others who have done nothing but work, work, work? I think we need to run background checks on those who are staying here illegally, those who havent committed any crimes (otherwise they would prob. be in the process of deportation already anyway) and have work their way in this country, deserve to get their green cards. As for our borders, desperate people will always take drastic measures to escape their homes. What more can you really do?  


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