Should Immigration Really Be One Of The Biggest Concerns Today?

1300 Words Dec 7th, 2015 6 Pages
Ana Hernandez
Mrs. Pawlak
English 114A
November 23, 2015
Immigration
Should immigration really be one of the biggest concerns today? Throughout the history of the U.S. immigration has become a huge part in today’s society in which began centuries ago. It became a hot topic in the U.S. with its primary focus being illegal immigrants. “Illegal immigration” is the migration of people across national borders in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. According to http://www.republicansforimmigrationreform.org, the Republicans biggest mission is to provide political support for Republican candidates who want to “fix” the broken immigration system. Many people approve and disapprove this idea. In 2012, the foreign-born population was up to 40.7 million people: 18.6 million being naturalized U.S. citizens, 13.3 million being legal permanent residents, 11.3 million being unauthorized migrants, and 1.9 million being on temporary visas. Throughout the decade the number of the foreign-born population has significantly increased. The exact number of illegal immigrants is unknown due to that fact that they are illegal immigrants. But it is thought that the total net of immigrants is to increase up to 64 million.
A debater named Marco Saavedra in New York Times: Room for Debate, states: “According to the Thomas thermo, if a phenomenon is deemed real, it will have real consequences: If immigrants are deemed a problem - no matter what economics or morals…
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