Illegal immigrants should be given amnesty.
The United States has been known and labeled as a “melting pot” which consists of many races and cultures coming together to form the perfect nation. Some of these people have entered the United States illegally and have torn the country into an ongoing debate as to do what with their statuses. Some prefer deporting the illegal immigrants and some agree on giving them amnesty by having them pay fines and requiring some objectives. Being an immigrant who came to the United States legally, I strongly believe in amnesty. Even though many people, based on the term illegal, automatically assume criminal acts and want to punish those who have entered the country illegally, have not looked at the practical aspect of the issue, rather are looking for an immediate solution because they are prejudiced. Because immigrants have a very important role on our economy, it is physically impossible to deport millions of people, and also because everyone who has paid their taxes and dues have equal opportunity to become a U.S. citizen, the United States should grant amnesty to those who have entered illegally after few objectives.
Immigrants, will it be legal or illegal, have a very big influence on our economy. Most of the jobs that are held by illegal immigrants are jobs that don’t require a lot of skills, rather require hard physical labor. Being a nation that stresses the concept and idea of going to school and becoming successful in life by becoming a “highly paid CEO” or the next great doctor, jobs that are held by immigrants are jobs that people who are born and raised in the United States wouldn’t hold. Because of this, immigrants provide a playing field for jobs that most others wouldn’t take, such as working in environmental services, landscaping, and other forms of work Kuyumchyan 2
that require hard physical labor. They, just like any others pay taxes and dues the same way as others who have entered the United States...
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