John M. Osterman
Problems of Immigration
Immigration is a major problem facing in the United States today. Hundreds of thousands of immigrants come to this country every year. Some legally and others illegally. Some come due to their countries economic situation and try to enhance their family’s style of living. Others come to seek out the “American Dream”. Either way they are hurting the economy of the country and causing nationwide problems. Non-English speaking workers take jobs away from the American people because they will work for cheaper wages. Illegal immigrants receive welfare and health care and the money to fund this comes straight from us, the United States citizens. We need to do something about this problem before it gets too late. As time has passed and millions of immigrants have entered this country the United States still maintains a welcoming attitude towards these people. Desperate to become part of the booming American culture, thousands upon thousands immigrants have begun entering this country every year illegally. Not knowing the laws set forth by the American government, these immigrants enter the country and unnoticeably camouflage themselves into our culture. With the influence of several factors such as large borders and unruly citizens who refuse to uphold the law, the government essentially allows these individuals to enter this country and cause some major problems such as, increase in crime, rape, bring in diseases, economic problems. Ultimately, as the United States government is unable to fully enforce these policies of immigration, illegal immigration is further enhanced and permitted. The majority of immigrants in the late nineteenth century arrived in the country on boats. According to most information, the individuals who were denied entry to the United States and immediately sent back to their country were those who were simply deemed criminals, anarchists, or carriers of disease...
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