Essay On Illegal Immigration

1206 WordsDec 1, 20175 Pages
Illegal immigration is the act of a foreigner staying in the U.S. without a valid visa or authorization from the country to live in their land. People commit illegal immigration when overstaying a visa once it has expired, crossing the border from neighboring countries, and forging documents to make someone appear to have citizenship. Illegal immigrants are known by multiple labels like, day-crosser, undocumented immigrant, and illegal aliens. There is an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States without citizenship half of which are Mexican. Of these undocumented citizens, about 8 million are working jobs. The Majority of the undocumented immigrants living in the United States live in sanctuary cities.…show more content…
Hayek took the necessary steps to renew her visa after going back to her homeland, but was still considered an illegal immigrant for a short time. Hayek is living the American Dream as she is now worth $87 million and donates her time and money to 25 charities and 28 causes. She brings joy too millions of people through her acting in many movies. She and many others like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Demian Bichir, Michael J. Fox, and Cesar Millan who crossed the border illegally have positively affect the community through charity and the arts. While some follow the laws and make a positive impact in the society, the vast majority of the undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. don’t pay their fair share of taxes. Many of then illegal immigrants use the tax returns to claim refundable tax credits, which is is a form of cash welfare. These illegal immigrants mainly use the federal income taxes to collect money from the United States. In 2010, the average illegal household received about $24,721 in government services and funds. The immigrants shouldn’t be apart the United States if they don’t want to follow the rules and pay their taxes like everyone else. While they may not pay their taxes, they work just as hard if not harder to provide for their family. These immigrants work longer hours for less money to be able to survive in America. A large computer peripheral manufacturer with sales of 727 million last year and a profit of 107 million paid

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