Immigration Essay

998 Words Oct 27th, 2012 4 Pages
Valerie Gonzales
Assistant Professor McCombs
ENG 1301, Essay 1-Expressive,
22 October 12
Nation of Immigrants
It is often said that America is a nation of immigrants. Generations have drifted to the United States in hope for opportunity and liberty, and have also helped this country become very wealthy. Many illegal immigrants left their country in hope for a greater life in America. These immigrants have brought their culture to the U.S. They have made a new America by changing economy, work and culture for the better.
Immigration to the United States is a complicated analytical circumstance that has been a major reason for cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States and population
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Immigrants bring new ideas and ambitious spirit to the U.S. economy. Immigrants can provide an overall gain to the domestic economy due to an increase in pay for higher- skilled workers, more efficiency and lower wages for some owners of capital, and lower prices for goods and services produced by immigrants. They provide businesses which increase America’s ability to trade and invest in the global economy. Immigrants maintain our economy adjustable, allowing U.S. producers to keep prices down and to acknowledge to changing consumer demands. The increase of labor means an increase in production, which provides more goods for the United States to sell. Immigrants allow the supply of goods to increase and the demand to go down, which helps our economy
Most of the illegal immigrants usually move to the industrialized countries in hope for greater wages and increased standards of living. Illegal immigrants are victims when it comes to the work force. Because they are illegal, it is very rare that they can find good positions in big companies. Immigrants in the Unites States not only seek jobs but also increase demand for goods and services, thus providing incentives for business to invest in capital, expand operations and hire more workers. By immigrants providing cheap labor, consumers gain a little more money in their pockets. Immigrants work in low paying jobs which may be as low as $2 an hour. Immigrants

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