Illegal Immigration Should Be Allowed
Illegal immigration is the immigration of someone from his or her home country to another country without becoming a legal citizen. Illegal immigrants have many different names; illegal aliens, undocumented workers, and unauthorized citizens are just a few names they are called. Whether undocumented workers should stay in the country or leave has been debated in the United States for a long time. In the year 2006, there was an estimated 11.5 to 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S (“FAIR”). Illegal immigrants are willing to do any kind of work to feed their families and to pay for the things they need and want in life. Undocumented workers come from third world countries where health care is not as advanced there as it is in the United States. The United States was also founded by immigrants invading the American Indians’ land. Illegal immigrants should have the right to live in the Unites States and have equal rights as other citizens. One reason illegal immigrants should be allowed to live in the United States is because the illegal aliens are willing to work jobs that most Americans think that they are too good for. Some Americans think that because they are legal citizens that have graduated from a decent high school and college and they do not want to work as janitors for the rest of their lives. Illegal immigrants are the nation’s plumbers and landscapers. If a citizen goes to a construction site in the middles of a city, he or she is more likely to see Hispanics working, not fellow Americans. In the years 2005 to 2006, forty-one percent of undocumented workers in New Orleans did general construction (Immigration). The reason illegal immigrants work those kinds of jobs is because they need to provide for their families no matter what the job or the horrible conditions they have to suffer through. A few illegal immigrants come to the United States because they need health care. Most third world...
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