Many South Carolina voters agree that increase immigration has a profound impact on taxpayers. For example, immigrants impose costs on state government by using more in government services than they pay in taxes (Huddle, 1997). This causes taxes in taxpayers households to soar tremendously. Due to the increase in immigrants, Huddle (1997) found that low-skill American workers were moved from their jobs. Due to the displacement, taxpayers paid an abundance amount of money in public assistance. The public assistance consisted of Medicaid, unemployment compensation, and food stamps. Evidence suggests that South Carolina voters are likely to resist increased immigration due to the tremendous increase in taxes.
As the South Carolina State Superintendent of Instruction, Contreras (2002) says that sharing the factors that play a vital role in meeting the needs of immigrant students will be most effective in providing information to the senior-level staff. To help develop a statewide policy I would assign the teaching and learning senior staff member the responsibility of overseeing that immigrant students have equal access to a good education and that funding be provided for teachers to teach. This also includes providing a differentiated curriculum to teach the immigrant students. The finance and ad...
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...mmigration has risen tremendously throughout the United States. Schools are facing overcrowding creating a need for school funding. Evidence suggests that many non-minority voters oppose funding due to immigrants benefiting from school funding. Global migration is a problem that we continue to face until something can be done to fix the problem with this being stricter border laws or more support from taxpayers.
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