Persuasive Essay On Illegal Immigration

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There are two types of immigrants. Those who go through the proper channels to become a legal residents, and those who cross our borders illegally. The issue we have here in America is the illegal immigrants want or take benefits away from our own citizens who are also in need. Our country has gotten away from taken care of our own citizens due to the number of illegal immigrants our system is funding. This is becoming a bigger problem than anyone can handle, and not sure if there are just ignoring the problem, or if our government is oblivious to the situation. Our government needs to make taking care of our own a priority. The poverty level of our country keeps growing as more and more citizens have less resources available to them. Some…show more content…
has better border control we wouldn 't have as many problems, If immigrants are caught coming across the border they need to have a better punishment in place. Immigrant felons should be the ones to be deported, and allow them to be in jail in their own countries. Our jail system is overcrowded, and funded with taxpayer money; these immigrants should not be privileged enough to stay in our country on taxpayer money. The Press Secretary states “The Government is concerned about immigrants not paying taxes; another way to keep them out if to find companies that are found to hire immigrants.”(White House) We have so many Americans that are in need of jobs, that the illegal immigrants are filling those positions. If immigrants would like to come to this country to work; there are work permits, and other services available to help them work through the…show more content…
Believe it or not a similar situation happened not too long ago in the United States. Back in the 1930’s nearly one million mexican immigrants were deported back to mexico for less reasons that we have now. Mexican immigrants were sent back because Americans believed that all of the mexicans would steal what little jobs were available during the Great Depression. The unnamed author states “About 60 percent of those who left were American citizens.” In today’s society there are more reasons to get rid of illegal immigrants than just jobs and like in the 30’s some americans want to get rid of mexicans that have a natural birth right to be here. Front runner for the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump states that if he is elected into office he will deport all illegal immigrants and their legal children along with having Mexico pay for a big wall separating the U.S. and
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