I am writing to you concerning the recent legislation regarding allowing illegal immigrants to be given amnesty and allowed to apply for work permits and, after two years, being granted citizenship. This troubles me greatly, especially with our unemployment rate being as high as it currently is. This would make it much more difficult for those searching for employment as there would be much more competition. Secondly, if an illegal immigrant is allowed to become a U.S. citizen that easily, this would make them eligible to receive all U.S. benefits. For example, they would be able to receive more financial assistance for schools and education. Also, if for some reason they become unemployed, being a U.S. citizen would allow them to receive assistance by through Unemployment Benefits, or assistance through any other county or state program(s), all while putting more strain on an already strained economy. Lastly, if this legislation should pass, what would be the incentive for illegal immigrants to migrate to the U.S. legally? It would seem that illegal immigrants would be allowed to, literally, sneak across our borders and face no consequences. Senator, I hope that you consider what I have written and that this letter does not fall on deaf ears. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your time.
How’s life? Have you heard what’s going on with the illegal immigrants??? They’re trying to pass legislation that would allow illegal immigrants to be given amnesty and to apply for work permits and, after two years, be granted citizenship. Can you believe that!?!? What are they thinking? First off, this would take jobs away from U.S. citizens. With the unemployment rate being as high as it is, it would be that much more difficult to find jobs. Once a citizen, they would be able to obtain all U.S. benefits. In the long run, this would create a major strain on the economy. For instance, if for some reason they...
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