Illegal Immigration Pros And Cons

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More than 11 million illegal aliens have entered the United States per year since 2011. It is estimated that an additional million people legally entered the country each year and stayed past the expiration date of their visas. Illegal immigrants comprise 5.1% (8.1 million) of the U.S. labor force.
Following the Cold War, relaxed US immigration laws from the 1920s were adjusted to be numerically restrictive in the 1950s and 1960s fully restricting illegal immigration, then increasing refugee immigration assistance in the 1980s. With the Immigration Act of 1990 (IMMACT90) basic immigration laws grew to incorporate laws for nonimmigrants, criminal aliens, and naturalization, focusing on family reunification, a higher employment-based immigration and a diverse admission quota, including a temporary protected status to foreign nationals of war-conflicted or national disaster countries. The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act
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I personally do not think that immigration is a threat to America's way of life. The impacts of immigration on the American society are positive and constructive.
A common point of view is that immigrants take job opportunities from American citizens. However, at the same time immigrants increase the supply of labor, they also spend on homes, food, cars and other goods and services, what also increase the domestic economic demand and generates more jobs. Studies show that immigration can actually have substantial benefits for the American-born, pushing them into higher-paying professions and fostering the pace of innovation and productivity in general.
On the other hand, living in a more multicultural society helps us understand, acknowledge and embrace different habits and believes. When we are able to understand someone else’s culture, we start to become more open minded and
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