The Government Should Welcome More And More Immigrants

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As Franklin D. Roosevelt said: “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants.” We have to admit that America cannot be successful without the integral and dynamic part of the immigration waves. Today, the government should welcome more and more immigrants, since they have contributed a lot to the society that they are living in in terms of economic growth, human resources, technological innovations and cultural enrichment. Roosevelt must have had a reason to state that all of us are descendants of the immigrants. About 12,000 years ago, the first indigenous people crossed the ice bridge connecting Asia to North America, yet it wasn 't until the end of the 15th century that Europeans set their eyes on the New World. The French and Spanish were the first to establish settlements before the English and Dutch, among others, founded their first permanent colonies. On the eve of the American Revolution, the land had been already a kaleidoscope of languages and ethnicities (“A History”). America, in the past, has been well known as the land of immigration. It was the immigrants from different places that lay the groundwork for a prosperous America that we have today. One of the most important impacts that the immigrants contribute to the host countries is that they help build and strengthen the economy. There is a myth that it is the immigrants who cause a job loss and wage decrease to the native born. However, George Borjas,
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