`` Build That Wall `` By Donald Trump

1866 WordsApr 25, 20178 Pages
Intro “Build that wall”, has become one of the most well-known and controversial sayings from Donald Trump’s run to presidency. His thoughts about illegal immigration have caused controversy and chaos in the past year. This analysis will take a deep look into on of his illegal immigration speeches to Arizona and focus on the ethos, pathos, logos, and delivery of that speech. This speech dives into his illegal immigration plan with an attempt to get everyone on the same page as him. Trump is going to utilize ethos, pathos, and logos to persuade the audience that a drastic change to our borders needs to be set in place. Trump believes that securing our borders is one of the most important things to help our countries safety. Donald…show more content…
Trump noticed this rate and made it clear that he wanted to strengthen our borders and make sure that our citizens gain the rights to jobs over some of these hard working illegal immigrants. According to Pew Reasearch Center, “The U.S. workforce included 8 million unauthorized immigrants in 2014” (Krogstad, Passel, and Cohn, 2016). Trump truly believed that those 8 million jobs should go to 8 million legal citizens, not illegal immigrants. During Trump’s political career he has placed immigration as a high priority. This allows the audience to either be for or against his proposed plans. During his campaign, he would always talk about building a wall on the Mexico border to inhibit their ability to come here illegally. According to Isidore and Sahadi from CNN money, “Trump cited a $10 billion estimate that was given to him during the campaign by the National Precast Concrete Association. That comes out to about $7.4 million per mile” (Isidore and Sahadi, 2017). Many people believe that this cost is way too much and that there has to be better ways to change the immigration policy, without this ridiculous price tag. His immigration plan does not only affect our southern neighbor, Mexico, but it has recently impacted many Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. This has caused issues for many people traveling back from these areas and restricted any refugee from coming to the U.S. for safety and help. Not
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