On December 31, 1890 a transition in history occured. New York City would start a new era in the history of the United States starting with the opening of Ellis Island as an immigration depo. This attracted many immigrants to the United Stated because of more job opportunities and as means to start a new life. As more immigrants came to America, it began to be known as the "land of opportunities". Immigrants coming in filled work spaces in industries with the hopes of someday becoming successful.
The United States should not stop immigration, but rather rework and amend the regulations and enforcement portions of the Act to make it more robust and comprehensive in a way that the United States government, businesses and its citizens benefit from the relationship economically and in ways that will help strengthen our global competitiveness. Due to immigrants contributing a staggering 2.25 million people to the United States population, Americans have begun to feel the pressure to conform to a very different lifestyle. Many immigrants are not fluent in English, do not have access to adequate healthcare, have a desperate need for sound education, and require the assistance of social service... ... middle of paper ... ...pected, the ability to take care of self and family, and to live comfortably without repercussions or harm. With this in mind, if the government would appropriately fund the department of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, so that we not only have an efficient number of agents, but adequate resources and equipment to effectively accomplish the job. Refining and a more streamlined approach to processing backlogged and current applications will need to be in place immediately in order this all to come together.
This ongoing debate regarding immigration has led to the increased difficulty in gaining national citizenship in some countries, such as Saudi Arabia. Other countries, however, welcome immigrants as they believe foreigners are valuable to society. Immigration around the world should be encouraged as immigrants increase diversity, add to the amount of skills and labor opportunities available to the countries they move to, and improve the economy. Increasing Diversity Immigration should be encouraged as it increases... ... middle of paper ... ...nited states. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 30(2), 132-146. doi:10.1177/0739456X10380922 Lazear,E.
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