Illegal Immigration

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Illegal Immigration One of the most controversial political issues of today is that of illegal immigrants from Mexico. Immigration has been the source of a lot of controversial discussions in past years due in large part to the attacks on September 11th. Illegal immigration into the United States is a problem that should be stopped, or hardly saying reformed as it is unfair to Americans and to the people of the country from which they illegally immigrated. It is thought that the majority of illegal aliens residing in the U.S. are Mexicans. Illegal immigration from Mexico must be stopped by means of different policies and other methods of prevention, because the effects on both Mexico and the United States are predominately unfavorable. There are multiple policies and means of preventing illegal immigrants from entering the United States. Immigration laws are what we say "the hard hand of the justice" to prevent illegal immigration. An example of an immigration law was the Proposition 187, it introduced in California in 1994 to deny illegal immigrants social services, health care, and public education. A number of people and organizations were involved in bringing it to the voters. Dana R. is claimed as the author, and the California Coalition for Immigration Reform calls itself the co-author. It was introduced by the Republican assemblyman Dick Mountjoy, as the "Save Our State" initiative. When trying to make a judgement on the question of whether the united states should eliminate illegal immigration, there must be a close view of the principal findings, facts, costs, benefits and the laws made by the illegal Immigration issue. Overview

Immigration, emigration, and migration are three terms we should understand before getting any further. As defined in the Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2004, "immigration is the movement of people into another nation with the intention of residing there permanently; emigration is the movement of people permanently leaving a...
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