The Importance Of Immigrants And Refugees In America

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¨Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!¨- Emma Lazarus. America is the nation that draws every immigrants attention. Americans have created a country with every type of race, culture, and religion, resulting in a country so unique and diverse. Immigrants and refugees have a huge impact on America's economics, and while lots of refugees escape persecution, they bring the culture that we call a melting pot. Immigrants come to America every year seeking a new opportunity to get out of their country. Many Americans and government officials think that all they do is take up …show more content…

With this said how can the government try and put up border limits. What if it was one of us trying to come to America, what if you were once one of them trying to come to America. Jamelle Bouise stated in “When People Flee to America shores” that “The United States is a nation that fears immigrants and refugees as much as it’s a nation of immigrants and refugees.” Some Americans have lived the dream all their life and have not seen what is outside of the country and what other countries are doing to immigrants.
What makes America so great is the culture. Immigrants have brought every type of idea from clothing to food to language. Immigrants and refugees are what make America, America. Phillip Connor stated in “U.S. Resettles Fewer Refugees, Even as Global Number of Displaced People Grows” That “With the rise of U.S. refugee arrivals from Middle Eastern and African countries, Arabic has become the most spoken language of incoming refugees” (Connor). As many immigrants come to America they bring their language and culture with them, which makes America so unique. Another piece of evidence found in Phillip Connors article was that “Between fiscal 2011 and 2016, a rising number of refugees have been Muslim, reflecting the increasing number of refugees from Muslim-majority countries admitted to the United States” (Connor). Immigrants come from everywhere and can not bring much with but

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