Illegal Immigration And Illegal Immigrants

1335 Words May 3rd, 2015 6 Pages
Illegal immigration has been one of the main topics during the last three presidential election. Many bills and laws have been passed in order to keep them out but is it really necessary to neglect illegal immigrant?
Most Americans believe that illegal immigrants are only people of Mexicans or Latin American descent but illegal immigrants can be from any race or country. Illegal immigration is defined by United States Department of Homeland Security as “… all foreign-born non-citizens who are not legal residents. Most unauthorized residents either entered the United States without inspection or were admitted temporarily and stayed past the date they were required to leave. . .” In general, an illegal immigrant is a person who enters and remains in a country without a valid visa or permit from that country, or who has overstayed the duration of a visa that has been granted, or whose visa has been cancelled.
After reading and processing all of the history of the world, it is difficult for one to understand why we are discriminating illegal immigrants. Dating back some 12,000 to 15,000 years ago, humans and animals began migrated to new lands in order to survive. This trend would continue until people began to build towns and stopped making their normal migration with the food sources. During the late 1400’s, humans sailed from continent to continent looking for new land to conquer and settle in [Tindall, Shi, 6; vol. 1]. Great Britain settled in the Eastern part of the…
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