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Immigration - Introduction Nowadays, it has been observed in several countries that immigrant students do not have an equivalent school performance with their native classmates (Pisa, 2003). This essay is concerning the different school performance of the immigrant and Pontic Greeks students in Greece. The first section of this essay is about the immigration to Greece, and it explores the reasons of the increasing immigration to Greece, the second explores the attitudes of Greeks towards immigration, whereas the next section highlights the racism and xenophobia in Greece’s society....   [tags: Greece, Immigration] 2091 words
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War on Immigration - This week Obama and his Justice Department declared war on the people of Arizona by filing a lawsuit in federal court for the unpardonable sin of upholding law-and-order, practicing self-defense, and seeking relief from the crushing burden of supporting over 460,000 illegal aliens. Arizona, the biggest gateway into the U.S. for illegal immigration, faces bankruptcy from the increased health care, education, and welfare costs. Moreover, their citizens face terrorism and murder by illegal aliens. Every past action and inaction undertaken by the federal government contradicts each other and their arguments in this lawsuit....   [tags: Immigration] 989 words
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The Definition of Immigration - The definition of immigration has developed to include a profound understanding of migration. Immigration has put an emphasis on the effects of school funding. Evidence suggests that the largest challenge in school funding is the result of increase in migrant children in schools. As a result, as the South Carolina State Superintendent of Instruction a policy must be in place for the anticipated increase of immigrant children. Many South Carolina voters agree that increase immigration has a profound impact on taxpayers....   [tags: Immigration]
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Immigration Laws - Prior to 1882, there were not any formal acts that controlled immigration. The Act of 1875 merely prohibited the importation of women for purposes of prostitution and the immigration of aliens "who are undergoing conviction in their own country for felonious crimes, other than political..." The Act of 1882 levied a head tax of fifty cents "for every passenger not a citizen of the United States," and forbade the landing of convicts, lunatics, idiots, or of "any person unable to take care of himself or herself without becoming a public charge." The Act of 1885 blocked the immigration of aliens under contract to labor....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration and Emigration - Thesis: With the recent uproar from citizens home and abroad about the Arizona bill, there clearly needs to be some resolution to prevent further illegal immigrants from invading our country. There are over 11 million illegal immigrants living in the United States. With the recent uproar from citizens home and abroad concerning the Arizona bill, there clearly needs to be some resolution to prevent further illegal immigrants from invading our country. There also needs to be mandates to address the over 11 million illegal immigrants that are here stealing our valuable resources....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration in the US - “They are willing to sell themselves in order to find a better life for themselves or to have money to send back home, or to make sure their children are raised in a better county.” (Bell 1). For decades, beautiful Russian and Asian women have been seen in catalogs as mail-order brides. Although the mail order bride industry promises American men a beautiful, obedient, foreign wife, it fails to mention the negative atmosphere included within these situations. Mail order brides should be banned in the United States in order to reduce the increase of domestic violence amongst women (Chittenden 5), the testing of a bride’s selflessness (Bell 1), and internet scams (Internet Relationships 1)....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Mexican Immigration - Mexican immigration in the early 1900's was a huge issue that impacted the United States in areas such as urban population, employment and many other ways. The mass number of Mexican immigrant's that migrated to the United States from Mexico was at nearly half million in between the years of 1920 and 1929. Mexicans left their native land and moved to the United States not only to achieve financial prosperity, but to get out of the chaotic environment that Mexico was in at the time due to the Mexican revolution which began in 1910....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration Laws - A topic crucial to the world today is illegal immigration. Illegal immigration is when people live in a country without permission from the government, nor have any legal documentation. As more and more illegal immigrants enter the United States, it either upsets some people, or others feel like they should just grant them ability to pursue life, liberty, and happiness because that is what the Constitution says. Some people feel that illegal immigrants should be protected by the same rights and laws as American citizens....   [tags: Immigration]
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The Immigration's Economy - The Immigration’s Economy How many of the legals in the United States have noticed the large number of illegal immigrants in the country increase drastically. Over the last couple years the United States has seen a decline in the economy, which in part has been due to the illegal immigration, mainly coming from the Latin American countries. The characteristic of an immigrant, the amount of money on healthcare and medical care being spent, and the employment status of illegal immigrants have been the main focus by the government....   [tags: Immigration]
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Illegal Immigration - Many people illegally travel to another place because they are desperately looking for better opportunities, running away from famine, wars or violence. For instance, Mexico unfortunately has a poor economy with a high population and the country is still engaged in a war with various Mexican drug cartels which kills more than 80,000 people every year (“Reasons for Illegal Immigration). Therefore, United States, being one of the most prosperous countries, attracts many of these illegal immigrants....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The Dilemma of Immigration Philosophy - The legal and moral issues concerning immigration have been debated for countless of times since their booming popularity during the 19th century. People who believe that it is morally wrong for a country to deny immigration status argue that immigration promotes democracy, egalitarianism and libertarianism. On the other hand, people who believe that countries have every right to deny people who seek immigration argue that immigration taints the cultural roots of a country, weakens national security and reduces the natural resources that would have been distributed to the original citizens of the country....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration Law Reform - Immigration reform has been making the news for many years - since Arizona passed SB1070 and Alabama passed HB56. In an attempt to curtail enactment of these laws, the United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Department of State, and United States Department of Education filed complaints against both states. Additionally, there are over “865 bills and resolutions relating to immigrants and refugees in 45 state legislatures and the District of Columbia during the first quarter of 2012” (2012 Immigration-Related Laws, 2012) with the exception five states who were not in session at the time of reporting....   [tags: Immigration]
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History of Immigration in the United States - Throughout the history of the United States immigration has become apart of our country’s fabric which, began centuries ago. Only to become a hot topic in the US in recent years with its primary focus being illegal immigrants. Illegal immigration is when people enter a country without government permission. As of 2008 the Center for Immigration Studies estimated that there are 11 million illegal immigrants in the US which is down from 2007‘s 12.5 million people. Although the Center for Immigration Studies estimates are very different from other estimates that range from 7 to 20 million....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration Helps America - Immigration Helps America Immigration can be defined as passing foreigners to a country and making it their permanent residence. Reasons ranging from politics, economy, natural disasters, wish to change ones surroundings and poverty are in the list of the major causes of immigration in both history and today. In untied states, immigration comes with complexities in its demographic nature. A lot of cultural and population growth changes have been witnessed as a result of immigration. In the following paper, I will focus on how immigration helps United States as compared to the mostly held view that it hurts America....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The Best Immigration Policy or the Worst? - The Best Immigration Policy or the Worst The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) is viewed as one of the most important policy implementations in U.S. immigration history. As drafted, IRCA proposed to be a policy to control and deter all illegal immigration into the U.S., but the policy was truly directed at stopping the flow of Mexican immigrants that continues to be the largest immigration flow in the world. Daniel Tichenor writes in Dividing Lines that, “Originally designed as a restrictive enforcement measure, IRCA proved to be surprisingly expansive in both design and effect.” By identifying the unintended consequences of the law, this paper explores why the policy failed....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Influences of Immigration on U.S. Provinces - Over the years, immigrants influence the aspect of American life by shifting economic, political, and social policies due to their values and beliefs on these areas. This topic of influence raises public issue to whether or not U.S. should limit immigration quotas. On one hand, immigrants enable U.S. to compete in international competition and are one way to help alleviate labor shortages in certain demographic trends (Liebig, 2011). Immigration has impact economic trends by highly participating in the labor market and benefiting homeowners and landlords....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The Effects of Immigration on the United Kingdom - Migrants are defined as all those who were born outside the UK and were known as ‘aliens’ or ‘foreigners’. Kostakopoulou calls this assumption into question, arguing that ‘aliens’ are by definition outside the bounds of the community by virtue of a circular reasoning which takes for granted the existence of bounded national communities, and that this which takes for granted the existence of bounded national communities, and that this process of collective self-definition is deeply political and historically dated....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Latin American Immigration - Immigration is the process of entry of individuals into a new country (23). Throughout past centuries, immigration has been a means of discovery and exploration of new lands. In today’s culture, immigration to the United States is an avenue for individuals who wish to start new lives and take advantage of the capitalistic, entrepreneurial system. People from many countries have migrated into the United States. Most recently, the migrants have come from Central and South American countries. These Latin American countries influence America’s society culturally and economically through their language, traditions, and workforce....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Illegal Immigration and the Federalist System - Illegal Immigration and the Federalist System The influx of illegal immigrants into the United States affects every level of government in a significant way. Although the actual effects of illegal immigration are hotly debated, it remains the government's difficult duty to balance the massive amounts of data and diversity of public opinion in order to best accommodate the overall will of its people. In recent times we have witnessed a vast disconnect between what constituents want for their state versus what the nation as a whole considers Constitutionally justifiable....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration: Important to the Success of America - The United States of America has the largest foreign-born population in the world. With nearly thirteen percent of the total population being foreign-born, one may find it hard to imagine an immigrant-free country (U.S. Bureau of the Census). Immigration has been an integral part of the United States’ overall success and the country’s economy since it was established and without it, would have never been founded at all. Although there are some negative issues associated with immigration and many native-born Americans believe to be more of a problem than a solution, overall it actually has a positive effect....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Amnesty and The Illegal Immigration Problem - Illegal immigration has been a problem in the United States for a long time. The government attempted to use different methods to eliminate or reduce illegal immigrants. From deportation and increasing boarder security, to implementing laws that punish employers for hiring illegal immigrants, to awarding temporary work permits, and then to legalizing illegal immigrants through amnesty, these attempts have all failed. Nowadays, many questions ask if this problem of illegal immigration can ever be solved....   [tags: Immigration]
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Immigration Problems in the United States - Immigration problems are not just a problem in Arizona but a problem throughout the United States. The definition in the Webster dictionary, an illegal immigrant or alien is a non-citizen whom has entered the United States without government permission or who has stayed beyond the termination date of the visa is consider an illegal immigrant or alien. Arizona’s newly enacted immigration law, which was meant to stem human trafficking and drug-related border violence, has been criticized by many as a way of racial profiling....   [tags: Immigration ] 1183 words
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Cause and Effect of Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigration still remains as one of the major problems on the U.S-Mexico border in our country. The effect of having illegal immigrants in our country puts the U.S in a dire situation. Many people are even starting to question the authority of the U.S. Customs and U.S. Border Patrol agents. Even though Homeland Security is always consistently hiring for U.S customs and border patrol agents to watch over the southern border to make sure no illegal immigrants sneak into the U.S. Many people are blaming illegal immigration for the loss of “American” jobs and why many Americans cannot find work today in the U.S....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration’s Benefit To Canada - Immigration is of great economic and social benefit to Canada. It’s an important role in developing our economy, and it shapes the nation into a multicultural nation. Immigration is a significant role in building our economy, providing growth in the labor force, making a strong economy, and becoming a multicultural nation. Immigration provides very constant growth in the labor force, which is helping the Canadian labor market. With the amount of immigrants coming into Canada, there is an increase of jobs being taken in the Canadian labor force....   [tags: Immigration]
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Immigration in the United States - The United States has often been referred to as a global “melting pot” due to its assimilation of diverse cultures, nationalities, and ethnicities. In today’s society, this metaphor may be an understatement. Between 1990 and 2010, the number of foreign born United States residents nearly doubled from 20 million to 40 million, increasing the U.S. population from almost 250 million to 350 million people. With U.S. born children and grandchildren of immigrants, immigration contributed to half of this population growth....   [tags: Immigration]
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History of Latino/a Immigration to the U.S. - Eleanor Roosevelt said, “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” That statement holds strong for immigrants in America. Equal access to opportunities allows immigrants to achieve the American dream. Their success correlates with America’s success because of the contributions immigrants provide to America. Unfortunately, the current immigration policy in America denies many immigrants the American dream. It is crucial to understand the historical context of immigration in America....   [tags: Immigration]
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Knowing More about Immigration - Immigration has been around ever since people have chosen to move around to different lands other than their own to settle and live on. The United States is one big melting pot of immigrants; it is made up of immigrants from everywhere in the world: people from Ireland, Germany, China, and everywhere else. According to bbc.co.uk immigrants migrate because of “pull factors” which are reasons why people immigrate somewhere new. Some examples of pull factors are higher employment rates, more money, better help, better climate, the feeling of more security, and freedom (Migration)....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The United States and Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigration was an issue in the past and is a pressing problem in the present. The U.S. Government has been trying to find a resolution to this issue for years. The United States approved the Immigration Reform and Control Act in 1986, which allowed the American Government to punish American companies that consciously employed illegal immigrants (Nadadur 1037-1052). The United States’ Government Immigration Reform and Control Act has been unsuccessful in controlling illegal immigration. It is estimated that illegal immigration into the U.S....   [tags: Immigration]
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Norway's Immigration Increase - Over the past 50 years Norway has had an increase in immigrant population. After the economy boomed in the 1960’s, more people began moving to the country in hopes of a better life. This then increased immigration because more people were migrating to be with their families. When immigration levels hit a high in 1975, the government enforced an “immigration stop” restricting people from being able to move into the country. In 1988 an Immigration Act was passed which then allowed immigrants to enter but under certain conditions....   [tags: Immigration] 729 words
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Illegal Immigration and the Economy - A major national debate rages over U. S. government control of immigration and the impact foreign workers exert on the country’s economy. Sometimes the rhetoric reflects on the benefits but more often it focuses on the burdens being forced on society. While conversations range from bland indifference to outright hostility, the loudest and most incendiary opinions drown out the more moderate voices and dominate the tone and tenor of the dialog. Americans are uncertain about how immigration is affecting the US economy and this is apparent in the conversation....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Illegal Immigration in America - Illegal immigration at the U.S. - Mexico border is a growing problem, and the death toll is rising as more people are attempting to illegally enter the United States. As a result of an increasing number of people trying to enter into the United States illegally, the border is now being guarded by an increasing number of border patrol officers. The United States implemented different laws and operations to prevent more illegal immigration from Mexico into the United States. The ‘Operation Gatekeeper’ was introduced in 1994, which increased the number of Border Patrol officers....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The Trials of Immigration in America - America is a very proud country full of spirit and determination. I would dare say we have more pride in our country than people from most any other country in the world. The problem is there are people in other countries that try to corrupt and pollute our way of life. We call these people terrorists, but recently we have found out that these people are really immigrants. This country was founded and populated through immigration. What kind of terror can some simple immigrants cause. That is a great question, but when I bring up the words Mafia, Terror attacks, and Drug Cartels people finally wake up and start to take notice....   [tags: Immigration ]
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The Consequences of Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigrants have caused lots of consequences for the U.S. economy. For examples like taking away jobs, not paying taxes, and committing crimes. These are a number of costs that U.S. citizens have to deal with constantly. As the lives of immigrants continuously improve in the United States, doesn’t connote that this situation is healthy for the citizens and our economy. Illegal immigration is a serious difficulty that is occurring in the United States. If this affair isn’t controlled soon, the state’s population is going to increase by 52%....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration Issues - The United States has long served as a refuge for people who seek to escape hunger, poverty, torture, and the oppression of the human spirit in their own countries. However, the issue of immigration in the United States has become a political flashpoint since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The sacralization of the tragedy has served to paint all immigrants with the same fear-ladened brush, and has marginalized and stereotyped an already vulnerable population. Today, more than ever, immigrants in the United States face increasing stressors as they try to assimilate in a politically charged post 9/11 world....   [tags: Immigration, Psychiatry ]
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Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigration is a grave issue that affects everyone in the world. Illegal immigration is the process of an alien, or non-citizen, who has entered a country without government permission or stayed beyond the termination date of a visa (Free Online Law Dictionary). The flow of illegal immigrants is almost entirely from countries of lower socioeconomic levels to countries of higher socioeconomic levels. Basically, foreigners tend to migrate from undeveloped countries to developed countries. Many from Africa, an undeveloped continent, illegally migrate to Europe, a developed continent, in search of opportunities....   [tags: Immigration History] 2619 words
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Curbing illegal immigration in the United States - Immigration, both legal and illegal, has been an issue since the first European set foot on the shores of this country. Approximately 400,000 new illegals enter the United States each year. With an estimated 11,000,000 people currently living in the U.S. illegally, the problem has reached critical mass (Haerens 18). Dealing with this, costs the country an estimated $113 billion annually: $16.4 billion in Texas alone (Barnes C1). According to the Center For Immigration Studies, tax credits paid to illegal immigrants exceeded payments by illegals by $7.3 billion during the period from 2005 to 2010 (Schulkin 2)....   [tags: Immigration]
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Immigration to the US - There are many Asian immigrants that come to the United States in hopes of living out their American dream of becoming United States citizens. My parents came here exactly for that same reason, so they can give my sisters and I the opportunity to live a better life. We were fortunate enough to have our relatives help us get here, making it a little less difficult for us compared to other families that took a different path to becoming citizens. However, it was not always this easy for an Asian immigrant family like ours to become naturalized citizens....   [tags: Immigration Naturalization]
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The Effect of Illegal Immigration on the US Economy - The United States of America, being a country founded by immigrants, is known all over the world as the land of great opportunities. People from all walks of life travelled across the globe, taking a chance to find a better life for them and their family. Over the years, the population of immigrants has grown immensely, resulting in the currently controversial issue of illegal immigration. Illegal immigrants are the people who have overstayed the time granted on their US, visa or those who have broken the federal law by crossing the border illegally....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration: Both Countries Need to Heal - The immigration debate could easily be one of the most controversial and long-lasting debates this country has ever seen. Immigration, after all, is the soil in which American has grown its roots. The immigration debate comes with many positive and negative effects, and choosing a side is not as easy as choosing “heads” or “tails.” Those who believe in a closed border would argue the negative effects illegal immigrants have on the economy and safety of America. However, the opposite point of view believes that those same effects are positive....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Public Sentiments Concerning Chinese Immigration - Public Sentiments Concerning Chinese Immigration In 1852, there were over 20,000 Chinese immigrants living in California (Franks). Americans reacted very negatively to this influx, and their negative sentiments were made apparent in the California Supreme Court’s People v. Hall verdict, which rendered Chinese testimony unreliable. Then, in 1882, President Chester Arthur signed the Chinese Exclusion Act, a law that prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the United States (Foner, 651). From the 1850s up to the Exclusion Act of 1882, Americans felt increasingly negative sentiments towards the Chinese....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Immigration and the U.S. - Since 2001, when September 11th happened, many people in the United States have had a fear of allowing immigrants into the U.S. It went to levels of border control and more. Therefore some judge that immigration is a threat to the U.S. They should not consider that because everything that occurs is not due to immigrants, it is just “The Realities of Immigration” (Chavez, 46). The government can stop illegal immigration right now but would it not affect the U.S. more to do so. “Restrictionists claim that large-scale immigration-legal and illegal-has depressed wages, burdened government resources, and acted as a net drain on the economy” (Chavez, 47)....   [tags: Legal Issues, Illegal Immigration] 878 words
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Canada’s Immigration Policy from 1914 to 2000 - Canada’s Immigration Policy from 1914 to 2000 Canada’s immigration policy has got fairer from the middle of the century on to the end of the century. At the start of the century, Canada’s immigration policy, Canada’s immigration policy wasn’t fair but as the century comes to an end, Canada’s immigration policy became entirely different. There were a lot of racism in the first half of the century but most of this racism in the immigration policy disappeared from 1967 and on. As the years go by, Canada’s immigration policy gets a lot reasonable....   [tags: Immigration ] 988 words
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Impact of Immigration on the United States Labor Market - According to US Census Bureau data, in 2009 12.5 percent or 38.5 million of the population were foreign-born people where foreign-born is defined as anyone who was not a United States citizen at birth. Over half of these immigrants entered the United States during the last 20 years. (Walters et al. October 2010) More recently, 7 million immigrants or 17 percent arrived in 2005 or later. (Walters et al. November 2011) Foreign-born people constituted 14.7 percent of the labor force in 2005, up from 5.3 percent in 1970....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Illegal Immigration and Its Effects on the United States - Many presidents have promised to increase government regulation on the ongoing cycle of illegal immigration. However, none of them have succeeded in doing so. It does seem to be an impossible task with thousands crossing every day and many of them fooling the U.S. by getting a working visa then never returning back home. Although this task of illegal immigration seems overwhelming the government needs to be more involved by continuing to build border walls, allowing the states to pass laws to check for citizenship if prompted to, and, if all these actions are carried out lawfully, the U.S....   [tags: Immigration ]
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A New Phase of Japan’s Immigration Policy - In 2000, the United Nations reported that an average of 609,000 immigrants per year from 1995 through 2050 is needed for Japan in order to maintain its workforce at the 1995 level (U. N. Population Division 53). The news surprised many people in Japan, and they were forced to face the immigration issue sincerely. This controversial issue has been discussed for last 150 years. Facing today’s low birth-rate and ageing population, Japan should now accept more immigrants and become a multi-ethnic country in the future....   [tags: Immigration]
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Illegal Immigration and The Use of Social Services: Myths and Facts - I think it’s time that we open our eyes to the reality that illegal immigrants come to our country only with the illusion of reaching an "American Dream, " and as a taxpayer it is natural to defend the sources that we all have contributed to. Especially, when it comes to intruders who come to our country to take the things that belong to the people from our nation, but are illegal immigrants coming to this country to bulge on all the social services, such as food stamps, welfare, medical care and financial aid....   [tags: Immigration]
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Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigrants in the United States (US) have long been a topic of debate for policymakers and the public. The rationale about them is that they do not pay taxes; they add to the costs of taxpayers and use up funds in resources meant for assisting citizens and legal immigrants (the legal citizens). Therefore, they are perceived as a threat to the US economy. The true impacts of illegal immigrants on the US economy are discussed by debating over the economic benefits as well as economic costs of these immigrants....   [tags: Legal Issues, Anti-illegal Immigration] 2792 words
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The U.S. Must Reform Immigration - ... Unfortunately, unemployment is on the rise and immigrants seem to be a strong contributor to this dilemma. A disproportionate number of under-skilled and entry-level Americans are unable to hold down jobs when there are a multitude of undocumented workers willing to work for pay far beneath the standard minimum wage rate. As the number of illegal immigrants grow in a community, so does the unemployment numbers, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and gang violence. Why should we provide amnesty to a group of people who didn’t respect our country’s laws enough to follow a legal process to come here....   [tags: immigration reform, illegal immigration] 1032 words
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Issues Behind Illegal Immigration - Why should illegal immigration be focused on by effort to restructure U.S. borders. Illegal immigration is an American concern. Our borders are dangerously open to aliens and the population continues to grow which can cause overpopulation in the United States. Illegal aliens weaken the national security of America. This can effectively create a cover for terrorists and criminals. Also, illegal immigrants are causing unemployment. Many citizens and illegal aliens are competing for jobs, but because the undocumented immigrants are available for tougher jobs with lower wages, the companies are hiring them causing the citizens to lose their opportunities....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Immigration, USA, ] 570 words
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Illegal Immigration - The subject of illegal immigration seems to be a very hot-button topic for many Americans. The subject seems to lose public outcry on either side at any given moment, then suddenly cause tremendous tremors on our social conscious. The subject of illegal immigration has many sub-issues, but one of the most problematic is that illegal immigrants are a financial drain on the American economy. Ellis Island is the location where European immigrants passed through and were documented. According to June F....   [tags: Immigration, aliens, legal, social, reform]
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Chinese Immigration to United States - There were many reasons for the Chinese to come to America. Overcrowding, poverty, war, and other catastrophes in China were all reasons (push) for traveling to America, as well as effective external influences. The discovery of gold was a major pull for Chinese peasants in coming to the West Coast. America's labor needs were the most important external catalyst for immigration. However, there were very few ways of traveling to the United States. With loans from the Six Companies, Chinese were able to afford fare to America, and they traveled here to work primarily as gold miners, fishermen, or agricultural workers; later settling into laundry services and restaurant work (Tsai, China overseas 12-13)....   [tags: Immigration] 1810 words
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Secure Communities and Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigration has been a continuing problem in which many people have offered solutions; some have worked better than others. Secure Communities is a program that was implemented in 2008 and has caused serious controversy because of the mandatory nature of the new program policy. This paper will review an article called Federal immigration enforcement is mandatory, memo says. In addition, the pros, cons, and various implications will be reviewed. Article Summary A program in 2008 called Secure Communities was launched with the purpose of focusing on illegal immigration of “serious convicted criminals” (Esquivel, 2012, p....   [tags: Illegal Immigration +]
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Portuguese Immigration to Canada - The Portuguese immigrated to Canada around the 19th century. It all started in the year 1953, when a group of Portuguese pioneers immigrated to Canada (Moura, 2003). Once the first couple of Portuguese pioneers crossed the ocean to immigrate into Canada, others followed and sort of started a wave. However, in 1957 a volcano erupted, known as the Capelinhos, which end up making Portuguese families and pioneers move to North America (Morrison & James, 2009), because the living conditions had changed....   [tags: Immigration]
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Illegal Immigration: Granting Amnesty - Tony crossed the Mexican border with his family when he was eight years old because his family wanted a better life financially and educationally. Tony, who graduated from high school with a 3.8 grade point average, has missed several chances on scholarships because of his status as an illegal immigrant. Along with financial difficulties, his family has to live without their father because his father came earlier to earn money for their crossing which caused him to get deported from the United States....   [tags: Illegal Immigration]
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Current Immigration in America - For four hundred years, immigrants have been coming to the United States for whatever reason, whether it be job opportunities, conflicts in their native country, or to give their children the chance to grow up in a free nation. The first U.S. Census, taken in 1790, the population was around four million and this country still has thousands of foreigners relocating to the states. The immigrant population has increased ever since; therefore, America can still be labeled as a melting pot. From 2000 to 2007, the U.S....   [tags: Immigration, USA,]
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What Explains the Difference Between Germany’s and France’s Immigration Policies? - The world is changing. The movement of products, information, and ideas has never been easier. The globalization of technology has made acquiring such things remarkably simple, fast, and efficient. Now, products such as Coca-Cola and ideas like consumerism have seeped into places most people can’t find on a map. A consequence of this rapid expansion and dissemination of Western culture is that people see the luxurious lifestyles and glittering lights of New York, Paris, and Berlin through the monitors of dated computers in internet cafes that border dirt roads in Ghana....   [tags: Immigration] 1897 words
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Illegal Immigration and Equal Rights - Illegal Immigration and Equal Rights Should immigrants receive the same tolerances that other minority groups have received in the past decades. Should their struggle for equal rights over- shadow the fact that immigration laws are ignored. Pro Amnesty and Anti-Immigration groups have different opinions about these issues The immigration laws that exist in the U.S are not the problem, the problem exist with the people who refuse to enforce them because they contrast the immigrant’s struggles with those of early equal rights movements....   [tags: Immigration, informational, pros, cons]
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Arizona’s Immigration Law - It is clear that illegal immigration has gotten out of control and constringent measures need to be taken to protect the United States borders. The local Government of Arizona recently decided to take control of the situation, by passing the “Support our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act” {House Bill 2162}. This bill gives law enforcement officers and agencies the authority, to lawfully stop, detain and arrest anyone who appears to look like an illegal alien. The bill out-right condones racial profiling and it violates civil rights, as well....   [tags: law, goverment, illegal immigration]
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Slavery & Immigration Today - It’s Happening Today: Slavery & Immigration There is an immense amount of things that go on in the world; most people don’t have a clue about them. Slavery is one of the things that people don’t know much about. When people think of slavery, they think about how it was in the old days. Immigration is the other thing that people have no comprehension about; they don’t understand the hardships of immigration. Immigration is hard to do; many immigrants die just trying to make it to the United States....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Illegal Immigrants] 619 words
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Immigration in the United States: Good or Bad? - Welcome to America. According to MPI the Migration Information Source, “The Statue of Liberty, long the symbol of America's rich immigrant heritage, calls out to many foreign-born individuals and families,” come one; come all to the land of opportunities and freedom. Immigration is not a new issue for our country, by far, but illegal immigration in the United States has dramatically increased over the years. The 2007 Economic Report of the President states in Chapter 9, entitled Immigration, “it is unofficially estimated that between 11 and 12 million foreign-born persons reside in the United States illegally; almost one-third of the total foreign-born population and about four percent of the total U.S....   [tags: Immigration and Immigrants]
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Illegal Immigration in the United States - Illegal immigration in the US is and has been an ongoing battle for many years. According to legal-dictionary an illegal immigrant is define as an alien (non-citizen) who has entered the united sates without government permission or stayed beyond the termination date of a visa. There are many problems that occur such as overpopulation, raising crime rates and unemployment. Some Americans have issues with illegal immigration and some do not. Those with the issues are concerned about illegal immigrants taking Americans jobs and not paying taxes....   [tags: Illegal immigration, USA, ] 941 words
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Immigration Issues - Should Immigration be Legalized Why does the issue of immigration divide American opinions when the United States is a country built by immigrants. The online encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org defines immigration to the United States as "the permanent movement of foreigners to the United States." This online encyclopedia also states that immigration to the United States has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout American history." In order to establish an objective and well thought out viewpoint on this very sensitive subject, I thought it would be best to discuss as many different viewpoints as possible....   [tags: Immigration Political Policy] 1840 words
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Debating Immigration - Debating Immigration Immigration is the movement of people into another nation with the intention of living there permanently. After a four centuries of immigration have passed and people have moved from region to region, the breeding of different races has caused there to be over two thousand different races. The social construction of stereotypes has a far greater impact on race. This is what leads to discrimination and finally unequal treatment and even hatred among immigrants of all shades of skin pigment....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Illegal Immigrants]
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Immigration Reform - Immigration Reform At this time, the United States has allowed more immigrants to enter the country than at any time in its history. Over a million legal and illegal immigrants take up residence in the United States each year. Immigration at its current magnitude is not fulfilling the interests or demands of this country. With the country struggling to support the huge intake of new comers, life in America has been suffering tremendously. The excessive stress put upon the welfare system, overuse of the family reunification laws, and the exploitation of employment based immigration in the computer industry are reasons for immigration reform....   [tags: Economics Welfare Immigration Essays] 728 words
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Immigration Integration - In today’s America, all one has to do is look around to see the myriad of different kinds of people currently making up the population. Most of these people are descendants of immigrants, and quite a few may even be immigrants themselves. Understanding the role of immigrants in our society is important, especially when there are such differing views of whether they help or hurt us as a society. Integration programs have been put into place to attempt to transition immigrants into American society and help dispel fears of our country losing its identity, instead focusing on our shift to multiculturalism....   [tags: Immigration]
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Pro Immigration - Pro Immigration      We live in the age where scandalous and controversial topics cover the news headlines. Such subject matters as homosexuality, A.I.D.S, and abortion are fiercely debated upon. Sides are always taken, with the conservatives battling the liberals. One such argument that has always been debated upon since the founding of this nation has been immigration. The fact that it has been argued over for so long makes it seem ironic. A country founded by immigrants perpetually arguing over immigration....   [tags: Pros of Immigration, Immigrants] 1106 words
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Immigration Reform - “We are nation of immigrants. Some came here willingly, some unwillingly. Nonetheless, we are immigrants, or the descendants of immigrants, one, and all. Even the natives came from somewhere else, originally. All of the people who come to this country come for freedom, or for some product of that extraordinary, illusory condition. That is what we offer here—freedom and opportunity in a land of relative plenty.” (Middletown Journal 2005) We have created the land of free. Nonetheless, there have been a number of Immigration Acts in the United States....   [tags: Immigration US Policy]
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Problems with Immigration - Problems with Immigration The question is have we given up on turning our immigrants into Americans (Brimelow 30). Undoubtedly, all the hipped-up controversial rhetoric will deter the immigrant population from becoming legal. It has become such a hassle to go through the process that many people choose to cross the border without permission. Before 1960, eighty percent of the immigration to America came from Europe. Since 1960, however, eighty percent has come from places other than Europe (Wishard 153)....   [tags: Cons of Illegal Immigration, Immigrants]
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The Problem with Immigration - The Problem with Immigration Works Cited Not Included There are many, many issues when it comes to immigration and migration. Nothing is just black and white, and there is always at least two sides to a story, usually more than that. I’m going to tell my side, or at least the side that I see the most of living in Arizona, a border state to Mexico. Being that the issue of immigration is so broad, I’ve narrowed it down to the most important question to me, living in the southwest, concerning Mexican/American border issues....   [tags: Cons of Illegal Immigration, Immigrants] 1720 words
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Illegal Immigration - Many illegal immigrants are pouring into the United States. Pro-immigration rallies and anti-immigration rallies alternated with equal fervor this spring, while the number of illegal people living in the country continues to grow the census tells us that is close to 10 million people. A pending amendment to the constitution threatens to make illegal passage a felony; any person that tries to cross the border illegally will be place in jail and sent back to their country. As a form to control illegal passage the government is trying to build a wall across the southern border....   [tags: Cons of Illegal Immigration, Immigrants] 1299 words
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Effects Of Immigration - (Graphics not available) Immigration according to Merriam Webster dictionary is the act of entering a country in which one is not a native for permanent residence. With the exception of the American Indians, people living in America can trace their ancestry roots to a country outside of United States of America. According to Alan Allport, The United States has been a land of immigration for the past 200 years (Allport, 2005). Most of the original immigrants came from Europe especially the British Isles, the African slaves who were brought in to work the plantations and the Hispanic migrants from central and southern Americas....   [tags: Immigration Cause Effect] 1625 words
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Immigrants and Immigration - America Needs Immigration - America Needs Immigration       So many times the phrase "melting pot" is used to describe the United States of America. It is a country built on ideals such as freedom of  speech, freedom of religion, and other basic human rights. These  ideals, though they may have originated from European men labeled as liberals, eventually captured followers from all over the world. Soon, America was a mixture of peoples with different ethnic backgrounds,  religions, and cultures all working together for the "American Dream."  With the country's vast natural resources, abundance of land, and  endless opportunities, there seemed to be more than enough room for  everyone....   [tags: Pros of Immigration, Immigrants]
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Exploring the Reasons Why Immigration is Beneficial to the American Economy - One of the biggest debates among the American people as well as political leaders is the topic of immigration. The debate is about whether immigrants coming to America for a better life help or hurt the United States economy, and if these immigrants are taking jobs away from native residents and creating a job shortage. Other questions asked about immigration are should immigration in the United States be controlled and what is or should be done to help stop illegal immigrants. Jeanne Batalova writes in her article “Immigration Reform in the United States: Raising Key Questions” that “the current number of immigrants, 38 million, is at a historical high (73).” According to Ethan Lewis’s chart found in his article “The Impact of Immigration on American Workers and Businesses”, immigration in America has been on the steady increase since 1950 (50)....   [tags: immigration and immigrants] 1744 words
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The Effects of Scandinavian Immigration on Culture and Economy in Washington - Through research this document will examine how Scandinavians have affected the economy and culture of Washington. Exploration will explain why Scandinavian immigrants sought out life in the Northwest, particularly Washington. This paper will take in hand integration of the Scandinavian culture into the existing one. Research will show how the government and especially the railroad worked to endorse the influx of Scandinavian immigrants. They did this by using newspapers, promoters, and even return passage....   [tags: Immigration, Scandinavia]
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Illegal Immigration in America - Illegal Immigration in America America's past is made up of immigrants who have came and formed our country. However illegal immigration has now plagued our economy. What happens when you allow millions into the country, both legally and illegally. Exactly what is happening today. You have tens or hundreds of groups, made up of various nationalities, from various places. Forming themselves into isolated communities, and then trying to get the country to change for them. This paper confirms detailed information on how America is being altered by mass immigration and by uncontrolled illegal immigrants....   [tags: Cons of Illegal Immigration, Immigrants] 456 words
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What To Do About Immigration - What To Do About Immigration The concern about the impact that immigration imposes on American society is not a new one. Since the discovery of the New World immigrants from all over the world moved to American continent in search of a better life, that this vast and rich in sources, yet scarce in population land had promised them. Soon the immigrants outnumbered the native population. They came from England, Europe and Asia. In addition, millions of Africans were imported as slaves. By 1700 the United States became a country of immigrants and more were still to come....   [tags: United States Immigration Essays]
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Immigration in America Today - Immigration in America Today Every year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, legal and illegal, from around the world, come to the United States. These immigrants come because they want a chance at a better life; others are refugees, escaping persecution and civil wars in their home country. Many people believe the United States is the best place to go. There is more freedom, protection, and benefits, which seems like a good deal to immigrants. But the large number of immigration is affecting the current citizens of the United States....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Illegal Immigrants]
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It's Time for Immigration Reform - It's Time for Immigration Reform   News article after news article on immigration characterizes anyone who opposes the current level of immigration as anti-immigrant. This is biased and deceitful. It's like saying that anyone who doesn't want 10 or 12 children is anti-children. The truth is that many people are pro-immigration but recognize that the present level of immigration is unsustainable and will eventually be detrimental to Americans and immigrants alike.   One often-used irrelevant argument is that we are a nation of immigrants....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Illegal Immigrants] 840 words
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