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Benefits for Illegal Immigrants

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Benefits for Illegal Immigrants George W. Bush, former president of the United States of America once said, “America is a nation of immigration; immigration is good for America and for those who come here seeking freedom and opportunity.” In our country today, one of the most heated ongoing debates addresses illegal immigrants and their right to benefits as people residing in the United States. Undocumented illegal aliens should unquestionably receive benefits because our country itself was constructed and founded by immigrants, the tremendous amount of money they pump into our economy through taxes will never return to them as they do to us, and they are willing and able to do work that most Americans wouldn’t even think of attempting to do. Hypothetically speaking, each and everyone one of us are immigrants unless we are of Native American descent. The United States of America was founded when an estimated 150 people immigrated to the East Coast from London, England. These same pilgrims eventually blossomed their colony into an economic power house over time through their strong perseverance, and sheer willpower. The pilgrims and the immigrants entering our borders illegally share one primary characteristic: the general motive to travel with the mindset of coming to a whole new place with a fresh start and opportunistic goals to better one’s future. In a report done in 2010 by Robert Lenzer of www.forbes.com, 40% of the largest companies currently in the Fortune 500
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