Illegal Immigration And The United States

1481 Words Aug 7th, 2014 6 Pages
Purpose Statement
Illegal immigration can cause substantial tension on the current economic configuration in a country. However, it can also, assist the said configurations by providing cheap and effective manpower at the same time.
Contemporary study on political opinions concerning immigration frequently pits points of view highlighting economic self-interest versus cultural or ideological rationalization. They (studies) are also based on the particular immigration policy at hand at the time, therefore, addressing only the power of that particular policy.
In recent times, illegal immigration has become a key political issue in the United States. A great deal of the debate on illegal immigration, centers on a workable path to United States citizenship. Immigration policy has been at the center of large public demonstrations and sustained political debate in the United States. This has resulted in a need for a better understanding of the politics of immigration policy. Immigration policy by its nature has several different aims, supporters and opponents vary based on types of immigration policy.1
When the question asked is, who opposes immigration and who supports it? In fact some individuals have incentives to support some types of immigration policies while others do not, this is more than often overlooked. Regrettably most of the literature seems to overlook this, simply because the research more than often is based on nonspecific questions about the increased or…
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