America 's Illegal Immigration Problem

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Nathan Miller
American Lit
September 5, 2015

Citizenship Outline
America 's illegal immigration problem.
Today in society.
Humankind vs Itself

Birth Right citizenship is a legal right to citizenship for all children born in a country 's territory, regardless of parentage. But many people use the term to indicate the general or specific roles, rights or duties of people within a given society. To federal government officials, a person either is or isn 't a legal "citizen" of the United States. The Preamble to the United States Constitution states: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a …show more content…

These are the ones whom obtain “birthright citizenship”. The second are firm believers in the only ones that should be citizens are the ones who go through the proper process of becoming a citizen and according to the article in “USA today,” it states that illegal immigrants are “having babies as a way to obtain citizenship,” which too many Americans “cheapens the whole idea of being American”. The last group is the “other” the ones whom are completely neutral or believe in the beliefs of the first or second group but not down to the word. Possible if they believe the child should get birthrights but not the parents, only the child and mother should get them, or if they believe that they should get them but still have to work through the proper process to receive them to their full extent. The great majority of people live in cities. This is no chance occurrence. Even long before our present age of giant cities, even before ancient Rome, people tended to live in concentration, in whatever size of community their environment allowed. Probably the human desire to live in close company is instinctive. We look upon hermits as unfortunate; we readily agree that "friendship doubles joy and divides grief." The issue, then, is what is the best we can do together? For example, whether we are ideally clustered in small cities, or in fewer very large ones. And does our density affect not only resource consumption, but our psyche? Do

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