Have you ever heard a racial expression against or towards illegal immigrants? Well I am honestly sick of it. These allugations against illegal immigrants are getting way out of hand. Something that is said frequently is that illegal immigrants have access to government benefits. This includes any grant, contract, professional license, commercial license, retirement, welfare, health, dissability, public or assisted housing, postsecondary education, food assistance, unemployment benefit, or any other similar benefit. This is what the law considers federal benefits. These acusations are false of course. In an excerpt fro...
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...ination but they also show a bit of racism from the american people. As restated in a handbook written by Michael C LeMay “The Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965, also known as the Kennedy Immigration Act, changed legal immigration policy from the quota system to a preference system. Whereas the quota system reflected the racism of the 1920s, when the quota policy approach was enacted, the 1965 act reflected a changed attitude that was more open to immigration”. (LeMay 7) In saying all of this I need not to forget that there are some people who think that they (the illegal immigrants) will take over our country and kick us out. Thus a slight fear is created. I don’t believe that anyone on this planet in this day and age is as cruel as the American people in any way. Look what happened to the Native Americans. I hope that kind of cruelty doesn’t exist anymore.
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