Illegal immigrants need a chance
Have you ever thought about how we get fresh fruits for our daily consumption or how we get some farm products to the markets? If your answer is no, than get to know it is being done by illegal immigrants who are working under table. When immigrations reports are given people focus their attention on the in flocks of illegal immigrants who are in the US, but they tern to forget about the great contribution they are making to the economy, community and the developments to companies growth.
Over the past years there have been a very huge flow of illegal immigrants in the U.S. According to statistic from the U.S. Immigration Bureau there are approximately 11millions illegal immigrants in America. Citizens from neighboring countries or other countries in the world are trying to come to the United States. Some of them manage to come through borders without papers or legal document while others obtained visa and stay longer than they should. Some People think of this country as heaven on earth therefor they will sacrifice their freedom to stay in America. Some people go as far as paying huge sum of money at borders point to enter the U.S. According to Newman in his article he started that these illegal immigrants go through lots of problems already to come to the U.S. and face another security issues with immigration.
When you migrate to strange land weather legally or illegally it can be very difficult for you to settle in. Most people don’t take into consideration the reality about being in a strange land before coming as a illegal immigrants, therefore when they arrived they are shock about life in that country. They have to live with the constant fear of apprehension, detention, and deportation. This is how the struggle begins for them. With all these things on mind you also need to work to maintain yourself in America. It is not a secret about how difficult it is to survive in the U.S. without a job. They have to work...
Illegal Immigration: The unspoken downfall of the American Empire
The United States of America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, where opportunities were vast, and people migrated in seek of a greater life; however, the American way of living has since then become obsolete and in it’s stead a country facing extreme fiscal burden due to a high influx of illegal immigration which has a resulted in a dramatic tax increase for the American people, a decrease in the quality of life and job availability, and the overall state of America and the economy. Furthermore, a nation penetrated every year by some 300,000 illegal aliens…is not a nation experiencing ‘immigration’, but rather, a nation experiencing an invasion. For centuries, our nation has been a safe haven for people of different cultures and nationalities to inhabit. However, that which we have prided ourselves in, will ultimately contribute to our greater downfall; for the negative effect illegal aliens are having on the U.S economy and society, is so great, it will eventually surpass and reach the point beyond resuscitation.
As stated above, many as a safe haven have considered the United States, thereby, resulting ongoing struggle of people fighting their way into the country for decades. However, as the decades pass, the issue continue to rapidly escalate in gravity. With the United States border being so close to Mexico it is now seeing...
To legalize or not to legalize immigrants?
Since the founding of the United States of America over 55 million immigrants have settled here. So you could say we are a country of immigrants. So why is immigration such an issue? Should immigrants be granted citizenship and by law be required to pay for taxes after five year of residency in the United States? Some may say that this is America, “home of the free” but nothing is free here or is it and for whom? If immigrants where forced to nationalize and given a past tax waver and through their taxes much needed revenue would reduce our deficit, help fund our schools, stabilize decaying medical and wealth fair systems and reduce the financial bleed out of our country to other countries specifically Mexico. To understand this better we have to look at the history of immigration.
Immigration has been feared during economic hardship, political turmoil and war. From 1840 waves of violence have rocked the U.S.. Due to pull and push factors large groups of immigrants from Ireland, China, Russia, Japan, the ethnic jews, and now Hispanic and Haiti have all been feared, restricted and abused for varies reasons. Organizations like the ACLU, (Immigrants’ Rights Project) formed in 1985, are dedicated to expanding and enforcing the civil liberties and civil rights of immigrants...
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A Realistic Approach
At present, the U.S. immigration system is burdened both by policy and implementation challenges. It is barely able to meet the commitments required by law and policy and is ill-prepared to address new challenges and mandates. Agreement that the system is broken may be the only point of consensus among many diverse stakeholders. The Task Force believes that immigration laws and policies are broken in four ways:
There is an increasing disconnection between law and reality that undermines the rule of law, breeds disrespect for American values and institutions, and makes it more difficult to garner domestic support for immigration and advance U.S. values overseas.
Some immigration policies hamper rather than encourage economic growth, impeding responses to global economic changes and cyclical industry needs.
Immigration policies have not adequately addressed threats to national security.
Immigration integration policy is nearly nonexistent, especially at the federal level, leaving state and local governments to absorb the consequences of federally established immigration policy.
According to Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, immigrants long have been part of the American landscape, reflecting our country's values and traditions. During the last decade the Midwest has seen a resurgence of its long-established tradition of...
The Benefits of IllegalImmigrants
Are illegalimmigrants or undocumented immigrants beneficial to America’s economy? Most illegalimmigrants have a positive impact on the United States (U.S.) economy. Illegalimmigrants have a positive impact on the United States economy because they increase our tax revenue, they add to our social security, and they also increase our employment rates.” In 2000, statistics revealed 8.7 million illegalimmigrants resided in the United States” (Knickerbocker pgs.11-12). “A study of illegalimmigrants living in Texas showed a 420 million dollar increase in the states economy” (Strayhorn). Companies risk hiring illegalimmigrants because they are more than willing to work when companies need them (Chaddock 24-25). This should not be the case in our society because the United States should is a giving nation and we should provide available jobs for all that want to better themselves.
Although it is illegal for illegalimmigrants to work in America, they are very popular to business owners. For example, many undocumented immigrants pay sales and property taxes. Because of their employment, our economy increases by 5 percent each month ( Knickerbocker). In...
Illegal Immigration and Health Care
December 7th 2010
Christopher Columbus landed on the shores of America back 500 years ago in the year 1492. Were he and his crew the first illegalimmigrants in America? The land was occupied by another group of people that didn’t grant these explorers the right to have whatever they please without acquiring some kind of legal status. The topic of legal status might have been irrelevant back in those days but it surely is an issue that is widely talked about in today’s America. The issue of illegalimmigrants has been a hot topic especially when it comes to discussing whether these people should be allowed to have health care provided by a government that doesn’t recognize their status. The ethical question that comes into play here is whether the opportunity to have health care is a human right or not? If it is, then the United States government would be doing an injustice by withholding health care from anyone regardless of their status in society. This paper will discuss the reasons why the United States should grant illegalimmigrants (specifically undocumented workers) publically financed services; the main focus will be on healthcare. Also, an analysis of James Dwyer’s argument “IllegalImmigrants, Health Care and Social Responsibility” will be provided near the conclusion of the...
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Should IllegalImmigrants Be Deported?
June 25, 2012
Illegal Immigration 1
It is important for businesses and professionals to be versed in ethical issues because it helps with decision-making when faced with different situations that create a moral dilemma. Business and professional ethics help to develop a certain moral standard and expectation in the business world. The ethics in which a business or a professional operates within benefits both the giver and receiver. Engaging in the exchange of goods, services and information requires some level of trust in order to maintain civility. The thought that a person or a business is doing things that are unethical would weigh heavily on rather or not to do business with them. Understanding the existence of a common standard provides a mutual sense of security and trust for everyone.
There are constant ethical issues to deal with in a democratic society. We are always faced with conscience or sub-conscience dilemmas dealing with all kinds of issues. One issues in particular is illegal immigration in the United States. Should Illegalimmigrants be allowed to stay in the United States? This is a topic that gets emotions running high because it deals with everything from basic compassion for another human being, to...
...not new to the nation's history. For a long time, Congress debated legislation to control the immigration problem. As immigration rises and hatred grows more laws will be carried out trying to release some of the pressure. Immigrants offer cheaper labor to businesses. Immigrants do not get minimum wage, but instead they get paid lower, this gives the business an edge over other competitors.
Agriculture industries employ more undocumented workers than any other industry in the country because it cost less. Half of California's 700,000 farm workers are estimated to be undocumented. Thirty years ago 50 percent of farm workers in California were immigrants, and now it's 92 percent.
Agriculture is not the only industry that has under paid immigrants. Published by the Chronicle, a list of businesses fined by the INS in San Francisco includes a car rental company, construction firms, restaurants, clubs, a trucker, a travel agency and even a Protestant church. Everywhere today, you see immigrant workers cleaning rooms in hotels, mowing lawns in the suburbs, pumping gas in service stations, doing all sorts of temporary jobs.
These business groups have a lot of interest in immigrants. The immigrant workers provide cheaper labor which cuts costs and get industries ahead in competition. Richard Rogers, district...
With the rise of illegalimmigrants, the United States has had difficulties solving the issue for a long time. Hence, there’re many factors for the causes and solutions from different branches and the government. “Amnesty?” and “Why blame Mexico?” are two articles that discuss the reasons for millions of Mexicans risking their lives to come illegally to the U.S. and indeed illustrate the writer’s perspectives and ideas for those people.
In “Amnesty?”, John F. Kavanaugh, a Jesuit professor of philosophy, presents the illegalimmigrants problem based upon the morality of a Judeo-Christian country. The writer begins by a sensational example of an illegal Mexican named María. She is a productive woman, a mother of three children, and a long-term illegalimmigrant in the U.S. However, she has been separated from her family, deported to a dangerous place, and threatened with felony charges of years in prison if she ever tries to come back illegally. This example, according to Kavanaugh, is a persuasive evidence proving that America illegalimmigrants treatment system is very cruel even to the priority social groups such as women and children. Additionally, Kavanaugh mentions the protestation fights against deportations by the U.S. bishops, in which they call for “a more compassionate, fair, and...