Immigrants come to America chasing hopes and dreams of someday having a life of wealth. The United States has this imagine that everything will be better and all your problems will be solved. However, in the last century we’ve had a raise of Illegal Immigrants in the country.
With our economy in the trash and millions out of work it would be helpful if Americans could find work. Even before the economy crashed millions were finding it hard to find a job. One of the main reasons is because illegal immigrants will work for less money and get paid under the table. According to a study a Wall Street investment firm called Bear Stearns did four to six million jobs have taken over by immigrants since 1990. Also, before the recession the poor was already having trouble finding work. The reason for this is business would rather forgo paying taxes on workers, have cheap cost, and save money. Along with this it cause’s the country to spend millions of dollars on Illegal’s who are not paying taxes for programs they use.
The tax payers pay in to government programs that provide assistance to many families. Illegal Immigrants’ use these programs without ever having to pay in. It is reported by the IRS that six million file individual income tax returns. With government programs 11-22 billion is spent on welfare, 2.2 billion in food assistance, and 2.5 billion in Medicaid. Many understand that some of those are used for the Illegal’s children who do become American citizens. It is also unfair that while the rest of the United States is working hard for their benefits many get to work without having to pay in and get them for free. This makes many think that the Immigrants do not respect our Country enough so they shouldn’t be here.
Respect should be a key important factor when living in the United States. If you do not respect it, then how can you live here? Respect can come in many different forms. One of these ways is to...