Immigration : How It 's Changed And Stayed The Same

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Immigration How It’s Changed and Stayed the Same

Gilardo Gonzalez
Ap US History, Block 4

Immigration has changed a lot throughout the years in American history, not only in laws about immigration, but about places where immigrants came from, and the different races that immigrated. These factors have changed throughout history by shaping the social and economic aspects of the United States. Immigration has changed for the better and for the worse. It has gone to as far as making camps for Japanese Americans and deporting them and taking their belongings, to as low as giving immigrants papers and letting them stay. The laws of immigration have changed throughout the years in positive and negative ways affecting not only immigrants but also economical aspects. Immigration has come a long way, before immigrants had no benefits but now as we can see, “Since the passage of the Social Security Act in 1935, legal immigrants have been able to receive benefits from federal insurance and public assistance programs” (Primus). In this quote the author is showing the reader how immigration has changed and how immigrants have better benefits now that these laws have been passed. This first law to help benefit the immigrants was made in the year nine-teen thirty-five.This quote is conveys the benefits that immigrants obtained because of the law that was passed. This wasn’t the only law passed to help benefit immigrants. We can see in the publication,
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