Immigration - American Legislatures

Immigration - American Legislatures - Michael Rauch...

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Michael Rauch 000762014 Prof. Friedman Illegal immigration is an issue of much concern today. People are worried about what should be done with the large number of illegal immigrants that cross the border every day (Katel et al, 340). It is also a concern about what to do with illegal immigrants entering the American work force under the table for low wages (Katel et al, 341). Some people that are against immigration go as far as calling it organized crime (Katel et al, 344). There are ten million illegal immigrants in the United States as opposed to only 3.5 million fifteen years ago according to the Pew Hispanic Center, a not for profit organization (Katel et al, 340). Since 2000, the number of illegal immigrants in the United States has been growing by a half-million per year. That comes to about 1,400 each day according to the Census Bureau. Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) suggests that reform should involve allowing immigrants to stay in the country legally because the nation's economy depends on them. McCain continues that as long as jobs exist that Americans
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