Illegal Immigrants And Illegal Immigration

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Illegal Immigration in the US
What does illegal immigration mean to a hardworking, middle class worker providing for a family of four? What does illegal immigration mean to someone who is getting jobs taken right underneath them from illegal immigrants that are willing to work the same job for a lower paycheck? Illegal immigration is an epidemic occurring in the United States of America, the land of the free (to the legal citizens). There are many reasons why immigration is harmful and in some cases non harmful. Illegal immigration has a wide variety of negative effects to the United States. Illegal immigration brings criminals into the country, illegal immigrants brings non-violent people that are in search for jobs, and then illegal immigrants are taking US citizens jobs at a lower cost, Immigration opens the doors to many possibilities, from religious freedom to doing to the best colleges in the world. According to the article “Push and Pull Factors”, a reason for illegal immigration is people are getting persecuted from their beliefs and they want to go somewhere where they can practice their beliefs without any interruptions from the government. Many people flee from countries in the Middle East to have rights so they can practice their beliefs. In the Bill of Rights, the first amendment backs up the freedom of religion. If a person is born in the US they have the right to practice any religion that they desire. That is an attraction from to the Land of the
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