Illegal Immigration

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The devastating amount of illegal immigrants is increasing daily. The numbers almost tripled by 2008 at an atrocious 11.9 million compared to the 3.5 million that were in the United States in 1990 (Izumi). Referring to these numbers by including the government incentives such as; birthright citizenship, Medicare, and the IRS whom is paying billions of dollars of tax refunds to the illegal non-citizens of America. They are getting costs of about 9.4 trillion dollars, which they will eventually pay 3 trillion in taxes (Izumi). This huge sum of money will negatively affect the economy in America on a huge scale. Moreover the deficit left behind of 6.3 trillion net would be paid back in the form of raising government debt or taxes on the actual U.S. citizens (Izumi). The growing population of illegal immigrants is an ongoing issue that cripples employment opportunities, syphons money from hardworking taxpayers, and robs citizenship from law- abiding immigrants. The most critical effect the illegal immigrants are having on the economy is that they are creating more government debts, which are destroying the middle-class who get the bad end of their actions by having to accommodate to the high demand in taxes. These taxes are already high to begin with, so now the actual citizens of America are being forced to pay for these people who cannot just go through the procedures to become legal in this country, and who are not even carrying their own weight in this society. Moreover, approximately 47 percent of all illegal immigrant families consist of parents with children, who of course over the years will eventually send their kids to public school. The schooling for this large amount of children are being paid by the U.S. taxpayers, who w... ... middle of paper ... ...ration laws. Then end birthright citizenship for children of illegal immigrants, which will help lower the high costs of American citizens’ taxes. Now once that is established we can eventually begin rejecting any form of amnesty for illegal immigrants (Greenley). In the end, society should help and strongly insist on reinforcing the current laws that are supposed to help fix the issues brought upon by the illegal immigrants. Works Cited Izumi, Lance T. "Educating Illegal Immigrants Costly." Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 18 Aug. 2010: A.13. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 11 Mar. 2014. McGrath, Roger D. "Deporting Illegal Immigrants." New American Vol. 26, No. 15. 19 Jul. 2010: 35. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 11 Mar. 2014. Greenley, Larry. "How to Fix Illegal Immigration." New American Vol. 24 No. 5. 03 Mar. 2008: 15-18. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.

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