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Illegal Immigration to  Illegal Immigration to  the United States the United States What Should We Do? What Should We Do? Casey M. Dynan
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Description of the U.S. Illegal  Immigration Problem Estimated 11.5 to 12 million illegal immigrants currently reside in the U.S. Illegal immigrants continue to outpace the number of legal immigrants Country of Origin Percent of all illegal immigrants: 57% - Mexico 24% - Central America and South America 9% - Asia 6% - Europe and Canada 4% - Other Modes of Entry: Entered Legally with Inspection Non-Immigrant Visa Overstayers 4 to 5.5 Million Border Crossing Card Violators 250,000 to 500,000 Entered Illegally without Inspection Evaded the Immigration Inspectors and Border Patrol 6 to 7 Million
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Description of the U.S. Illegal  Immigration Problem 516 bodies were found in the desert in 2005. With those not found, the number is likely over 1000. Border agents have apprehended 4.5 million people coming into the country illegally since 2001. None at the Mexico border have been identified as terrorists— not so at the Canadian border.
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Reasons for the Problem Inequality of Wealth/Poverty Wars Population Growth Poor Fiscal Management by Foreign Governments Family Reunification Demand for Human Trafficking Indian, Russian, Thai, and Chinese women have been reported brought to the United States under false pretenses to be then used as sex slaves. As many as 50,000 people are illicitly trafficked into the United States annually, according to a 1999 CIA study. Once here, they're forced to work as prostitutes, sweatshop laborers, farmhands, and servants in private homes. US authorities call it “a modern form of slavery.”
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Policy Option #1 – “Preserve our Society and Culture” Overview: Strengthen border control by tripling the number of Border Patrol agents, Constructing impassable barriers along the U.S.-Mexican border. Assign US. Military troops to help the Border Patrol Upgrade computers and technology at the borders Swiftly deport all foreigners who overstay their visas and illegal immigrants Tighten current visa requirements. Introduce a national identity card.
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Policy Option #1 – “Preserve our Society and Culture” End the policy of granting automatic citizenship to the children of foreigners born in the United States. End all federal public assistance to non-citizens except emergency health care. Increase funding and manpower for the enforcement of laws to fine
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course E/M 244 taught by Professor Hays during the Spring '08 term at Gustavus.

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