Negative Immigration

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According to the United States Department of Labor, more foreign born immigrants are self employed than the native born here in the U.S. Immigration has both its negative and positive effects on the economy. For example on the positive side, immigrants are taxpayers, entrepreneurs, job creators, and consumers, and on the negative side, they are using government services that should not be provided to them. Even though the positive and the negative both outweigh each other, it is a very debatable topic that may never be resolved. Immigration has been occurring for hundreds of years, immigrants fled from their country looking to fulfill their wants and needs. Immigration impacts the economy negatively and positively through the workforce, and…show more content…
Immigration is nothing but good for the United States, immigrants do not come to just take away from us, they come and also provide for this country. They are hard workers looking to succeed in any field of work as long as they are earning money and helping out. They are investing the money they earn here in the U.S, most of their money comes back to the U.S economy. High skilled immigrants are more likely to pay for more taxes than they use in public services. Immigrants do pay and taxes, and not all use government services. Just by them coming here they are helping out the American community in a variety of areas. In a study of immigration 's impact on U.S cities Cortes the author of “Immigration and Economic Growth” found out that in cities where low skilled immigrants are, there are lower prices on things such as dry cleaning, housing, cleaning, yard care, and other services. This gives more hours spent at work to higher skilled…show more content…
It is obvious that undocumented immigrants give more to the economy, than they get. They work hard, and it all comes down to giving it back to the economy in different ways, whether it 's by paying rent, taxes, food, clothing, etc. Immigrants not only help us but they give more than they get. According to the United States Department of Labor, more foreign born immigrants are self employed than the native born here in the U.S. Immigration has both its negative and positive effects on the economy. For example on the positive side, immigrants are taxpayers, entrepreneurs, job creators, and consumers, and on the negative side, they are using government services that should not be provided to them. Even though the positive and the negative both outweigh each other, it is a very debatable topic that may never be resolved. Immigration has been occurring for hundreds of years, immigrants fled from their country looking to fulfill their wants and needs. Immigration impacts the economy negatively and positively through the workforce, and in the future, it will prove to be a positive
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