U.s. Immigration Today 's Economic Stability

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Shawn Carpenter Professor Chapman English 1B 3 March 2016 Immigration Today “I will build a great wall- and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me- and I’ll build them very inexpensively on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words”-Donald Trump. Whether the United States builds a wall, deports hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, or does nothing about it, the so called “uncontrollable problem” of immigration is still present today. America, for the past 100 years, has been faced with this dilemma that immigrants come and pursue the American dream but some doing it illegally. Not only has that been an added contribution to the issue of America’s economic stability but also how America is seen as a nation. Immigration, now more than ever, has become a national crisis that needs to be taken care of immediately. National security in America has taken a major turn since the most horrific attack on American soil…9/11. All Americans young and old have the tragic memory or knowledge in the back of their mind because they feel like we have lost our safety. Although many measures have been taken into consideration about the safety on transportation as well as cities most still feel unsafe. Years later the National security has grown but problems on immigration and identity still arise daily. Obama recently stated that, “"When I took office, I committed to fixing this broken immigration system. And I began by doing what I could to
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