Immigration Policies Of The United States

1836 WordsOct 12, 20148 Pages
Immigration Policies Jennifer (Stark) Rinehart University of Charleston Immigration Policies Cheers to technology and the internet, the world has over the years turned to be a small village where physical and geographical barriers that hindered people’s movement from continent to continent no longer exist. As a result, people’s movements are no longer mired geographically, but rather by man-made policies. Such policies are termed as immigration policies. They denote a country’s set of rules and regulations that are formulated with the objective of guiding people entering and leaving the country. Worth mentioning early on is the fact that each and every country formulates its own set of immigration policies, and they are at…show more content…
A capitalist economy is one that is centered on making profits. Usually, capitalist economies have been seen to give little consideration to the common good of its citizens. The sole purpose for the functioning of such an economy is to make profits through industrialization and globalization. Every move capitalist economy makes must be associated with economic benefits. In such a country, the citizens thrive on small businesses since opportunities are often created. The accumulation of wealth is a means with no ends since the rich continue become more affluent. Capitalist countries grow richer as opposed to poor countries. Countries like the USA and Germany come to mind the most capitalist countries in the world. In the USA, the bulk of the labor force emanates from immigrants who go to the country to make a living. Since the 1950s, the USA has welcomed guest workers who mostly are of Mexican descent (Schuck & Wilson, 2008). After the economic depression caused by the Second World War, industrialization was the only consolation left for the USA. The industrialization process resulted in the embrace of capitalism, which led to the free laws on immigration. Absolute profit delivery is one of the principles of capitalism, from which immigration benefits. A capitalist economy does not see immigrants for anything other than the profit they would help accumulate (Kaye, 2010). They are not interested in integrating
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