Immigration Reform Today our nation is faced with many problems and one that seems to stand out is an immigration reform. Many of those who reside in the U.S may not see it as a big issue, but in reality it really is. An immigration reform would not only help our nation’s struggling economy but it will also allow our government to keep better track of its residents given us a sense of higher security. Those who oppose such reform fear it will only serve to decrease job opportunities due to the increase in completion for places and ultimately burry us deeper in this troubling economy but with an immigration reform, there would be a stop to the separation of families, a boost to the economy and nation’s security will also have its benefits.
This reform is about helping legal immigrants unite with their families. Legal immigrants who have the support of strong families are better able to work hard, pay taxes, buy homes and start businesses that create jobs. Immigrants who have played by the rules and are able to bring their families here are committed to becoming Americans and giving back to this country. The government has continually been separating many hard working families through deportations that have been living in the United States for many years. This has definitely got go against ones rights because the simple fact of physically being here in this country gives you your basic human rights. In one of his most recent articles, Walter Ewing states the “need to create a pathway to legal status for unauthorized immigrants who are already here so that they can no longer be exploited by unscrupulous employers who hang the threat of deportation over their heads.”
Also an immigration reform will bring forth boost to the nation’s economy. The reform will create lots of new job opportunities for those in need. According to Greg Brown, a reform will “place additional resources for enforcement, lead to businesses'