Illegal Immigrants

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Michael Jones
Dr. Cindy Murillo
English 1020
February 27, 2012 The Benefits of Illegal Immigrants Are illegal immigrants or undocumented immigrants beneficial to America’s economy? Most illegal immigrants have a positive impact on the United States (U.S.) economy. Illegal immigrants have a positive impact on the United States economy because they increase our tax revenue, they add to our social security, and they also increase our employment rates.” In 2000, statistics revealed 8.7 million illegal immigrants resided in the United States” (Knickerbocker pgs.11-12). “A study of illegal immigrants living in Texas showed a 420 million dollar increase in the states economy” (Strayhorn). Companies risk hiring illegal immigrants
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However, they have provided 33 percent of services to construction companies, 17 percent to industries, 16 percent to repair and installation, 13 percent to administrative support and sales, 10 percent to professional and management businesses, 8 percent to material moving and transportation, and 3 percent to agriculture (Pew Hispanic Center). If illegal immigrants were able to earn a legal status their giving would be even greater (Ewing) and they could help better their families. Releasing illegal immigrants is very important to America’s economic wealth in the future (Ewing). Many United States citizens say that illegal immigration is a crime. According to (Border Control) an entry into the United States illegally should be a misdemeanor and is like sneaking into the country as a violation. Many things about illegal immigration laws is that why is it illegal to come to a better country to try to better their lives as people. It is understandable that the country that they were born in has a low-income environment and it is not their fault if they are willing to do anything necessary to make it in this world. Every human being living should have access to the American dream. It should matter if you are from Mexico, China, or Japan we are all created equal and I strongly do not agree with the illegal immigration rules why stop a person trying to travel across the world trying to better their lives. Why are we here if they

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