History of US Immigrants

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Introduction Immigration has always considered as contentious in the United States. More than two hundred years ago Benjamin Franklin concerned that German settler would overwhelm many predominantly British culture of the United States. In mid-nineteenth century an Irish immigrants were scorned as lazy. In the early twentieth century believed that a gesture of "new immigrants"-Poles, Italians, Russian Jews were too different to ever be assimilated into American life. Today, the fears are used against immigrants from Latin America, but critics are wrong, just as were their counterparts in earlier times. In this report we need to study the relation of diverse people contribution in United States and the countries culture. (McLaughlin, 2006) The culture of immigrants always being in appropriate for the reason of not acceptance of un born Americans, but an integral part of it is still developed due to the high rate of immigrants. Successful waves of immigrants have kept this country demographically young, have enriched its culture and have contributed to the nation's productive capacity, increasing its influence in the world. The three basic indicators of socioeconomic status in the United States are education, employment and income. In a society perfectly assimilated, there should be only minor differences in three measures among populations from different countries. One might also expect that these distinctions fade gradually according to the seniority of implementation of various groups in the country. Data from Census of 1990 partially confirm this suggestion. Immigrants from earlier periods have higher family incomes than more recent immigrants and are more often employed as managers or practice a profession. And yet, there ar... ... middle of paper ... ...ates are facing three possible options in response to illegal immigration. One would fall on you again. The federal government could build a 2,000-mile triple fence in San Diego to Brownsville and reassign or hire tens of thousands of agents patrolling, could send thousands of internally additional government agents to raid business, fine employers and catch and deport the millions of illegal immigrants living and working in the U.S., no matter how deep their ties to their jobs, families and communities, may compel every citizen and non-American citizen to carry a national ID card or sign up for a national database as required prior to making a living. But that option would impose a high cost in terms of government expenditure, economic production and release, divert resources from the national effort to combat terrorism and, like similar efforts in the past, fail.
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