The Impact Of Immigration On The Culture Of Host Country

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Camarota (2007, p.1), a director of Research at the Center for immigration Studies in Washington, D.C, reports the data from Censu Bureau, the United States department of commerce that provides data of people, business and economy, there are 1.6 million legal migrants and illegal migrants come to the U.S annually. Camarota goes on to say that the immigrants now take up one-eighth of total population who residing in the U.S. Namely, the number of immigrant population with a rapid growth. Some people say that the government should allow immigration. While immigration can positively impact on the culture of host country, it is no denying that illegal aliens must reduce the work opportunity of native, increase the cost of host country, and trigger social unrest. Convincing arguments clearly be made that immigrants have threaten the work opportunity of natives. Most of the advocates who are of this opinion argue that there are increase competitive pressure of labor market for the local workers. Farkas points out that people realize they cannot fulfill their American dream if they were not hard-working (2003, p.2). In other words, there are a vast number of foreign-born who choose immigrant to the U.S. in pursuit of the American dream of freedom, happiness and opportunity. They work hard since nothing is free. According to Waldinger (as cited in Stansfield, 2013, p. 505), new arrivals with the power of attraction by the boss due to their prestige of hard work which…
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