Persuasive Essay On Illegal Immigration

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Immigration is one of the most common disputes in the United States, let’s define what immigration stands for. Immigration is the act of coming to a foreign country to live, the act of leaving one 's country to settle in another is called emigration. Immigrants who leave their country because of persecution, war, or disasters such as famines or epidemics are known as refugees or displaced persons. Every year a lot of illegal immigrants pass the border, 10 million illegal immigrants live in the U.S and more than 1,400 arrive every day and it is just impossible to keep track of them. “ Willing to work for low wages, the migrants are creating a backlash among some residents of the new states, which have seen a nearly tenfold increase in illegal immigration since 1990 .” ( Katel, Peter “Illegal immigration”). These illegal immigrants just want to live in this country, they are mostly working for cash, and they provide cheap labor. Illegal immigrants willing to work on low-paying jobs just to live in this country, as it is stated in the article “ While illegal immigrants only make up about 5 percent of the U.S. workforce, critics of the nation 's immigration policies say illegal immigrants take Americans ' jobs, threaten national security and even change the nation 's culture by …show more content…

I can understand, and I can relate to these illegal immigrants because most of them are families, who are seeking a better place for them and for their children. Maybe their country doesn’t provide this opportunity for them and that’s why they start to search these opportunities in other countries like

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