Persuasive Essay On The Illegal Immigration

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The audience for this essay is the instructor of my English 111 course, Professor Stephen Huffman, teachers, my classmates, and students. I am writing this for an Ivy Tech Community College online English course. This persuasive essay is about the illegal immigration in the United States and the need for reform. This subject is very controversial, highly emotional, and debated among many.
As I thought about this topic, I found it difficult at first as how I was going to write this. I consider myself very liberal and open to helping those who make into our country regardless of status. At first, I was going to write about a very open idea against immigration reform. However, I decided to take a stance and write on an opinion different than my own. I found this to be a very good learning process. I decided if I can persuade myself then I was on the right path to persuade others.
.I wrote this essay to inform fellow students, teachers, and
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However, when you illegally enter our country and place a burden on our communities, you should not be afforded the same benefits as an American. The Federal Courts have established that the Constitution grants everyone the right to an education in the United States, regardless of nationality or immigration status, or language competence (Darden, 2014). However, the additional resources have placed a burden on states. In 2014, the United States spent over 760 million dollars to give education to illegal immigrants in the United States (Springer, 2014). In Harvey, Louisiana, the influx of illegal immigrants has raised the cost to educate a student from $8,854 per year to $9,047. This parish, for 2014-2015, had to employ sixty-six new teachers to meet the growing demand. However, the country did not receive additional funding from the federal government to cover the additional
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