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Essay on The Role of Immigration on Legal and Illegal Immigrants

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The social issue that will be covered in this paper is the role immigration plays in daily life for both legal and illegal immigrants. This issue has seen a more prominent place as of late due to many events thought to have been caused by the allowing of members from disagreeing societies into America. The sociology of immigration involves the sociological analysis of immigration, especially with regard to race and ethnicity, social structure, and political policy, significant concepts include assimilation, enculturation, marginalization, multiculturalism, post colonialism, transnationalism and communal cohesion.
The point of view is different for many since America is a place of complex admission. Some people were forced here and
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would have fewer workers. With a decrease of workers, money would be less, causing the economy to plunge. People come to the U.S. to work and make a living, why would the government want to stop that? “If Americans would simply cut their own grass, clean their own houses, and care for their own children, there would be no need for immigrant labors. But even if this were true, the overall economy would hardly benefit from having fewer workers” (Chavez, 47). Without immigrants, the economy would not flow smoothly because the workers make the jobs and economy better. Third world immigration is not a threat to America’s way of life because immigrants work, immigrants participate, and “illegal immigration already responds reasonably well to market forces” (Chavez, 50). Immigrants that come into the U.S. are not coming to harm anyone; they come to work and make a living. Hispanics and other races usually want to find a job and the U.S. has good quality jobs. “Despite the presence in our workforce of millions of illegal immigrants, the U.S. is currently creating slightly more than two million jobs a year and boasts an unemployment rate of 4.7 percent, which is lower than average in each of the past four decades” (Chavez, 47). Therefore, the U.S. consisted of several illegal immigrants that worked. That shows that they’ve done no harm. Just worked and made a living a majority of the time. They are good workers and as the U.S. generate more
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