Immigration and Immigrants are Destroying America Essays

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The U.S. is slammed by growing numbers in population. It seems that many do not think of the long term effects of this increase. This is one of the most significant problems Americans face today, yet no one talks about the problem, when it comes to the debate over immigration. “The current world population is over 6 billion and increases at a rate of 76,570,430 people every year. Since 1950, U.S. population has nearly doubled - growing from 151 million to over 294 million today. If present trends continue, our population will exceed 400 million by the year 2050. Immigration contributes over one million people to the U.S. population annually. The total foreign-born population in the U.S. is now 31.1 million, a record 57 percent…show more content…
Currently eighty-nine percent of Mexico lives in poverty. The average Mexican worker slaves all day for a pathetic forty pesos. (Mexico Child Link. http://www.mexico-child-link.org/mexico-factfile-statistics.htm). That is two dollars a day in America. As for immigrants using welfare and health care benefits, it is argued that, “Immigrants are unlikely to become leeches on the government. Only Medicaid and limited food benefits are available to illegal immigrants, and most don't apply for these out of fear of detection by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.” (Analysis of Immigration Problems. http:www.cyberessays.com/Politics/35.htm). The Attorney General and the Governor of California beg to differ. They see the tremendous impact illegal immigration has had to its state. Governor of California says that they spend over three billion dollars a year on healthcare and education for those in the country illegally. Immigration: Promise and Hope for Generations. 1998). The Attorney General of California Dan Lungden says, “When people say to me ‘Jee I think anyone that gets in [The U.S.], should have a right to full medical benefits, to educational benefits, whatever.’ I have to say to them what about the people in the Philippines who have been waiting for sixteen years in line? What about the people in Asia, what about the people in Europe, what about the people in other parts of the world, even in this
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