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Mejia 1Edwin MejiaProfessor AhmedEnglish 10318 October 2018 The Struggles for Immigrants in the United StatesImmigrants in the United States have been getting deported for the years and is continuing to happen till this day. The United States have been making policies for immigrants and its affecting them in a negative way. Our current president Donald Trump is threatening Mexico to secure the border lines so immigrants wont pass over or else he would not give immigrants DACA. DACA is a program made by Barrack Obama to protectcertain people who came to the U.S. illegally and this programs main purpose is to protected minors from immediatedeportation.There are 800,000 people called Dreamers which are under the program. This will hurt many immigrants families and ruin their chances of making decent money. All in all, the United States policies have sided in sending immigrants back to their country, but don’t realize that immigrants are a big part of the history of the U.S.There are many ways Immigrants help build and strengthen the U.S economy. For instance, “ According to the small business Administration, immigrants are thirty percent more likely to start a business in the United States the non-immigrants, and eighteen percent of all small business owners in the united states are immigrants.”(Furman). This implies that immigrants are actually benefiting the economy and are capable of actually owning a business. There are many citizens that aren’t capable of owning something with high value. Another example is , “According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, under the 2010 House-
Mejia 2passed version of the DREAM Act, the federal deficit would be reduced by $2.2 billion over ten years because of increased tax revenues.”(Furman). Furman conveys that with the policy DREAM Act, the united states can benefit from it by making 2.2 billion dollars.The Policies that the United States made are very direct on their idea of immigration. For instance, “the most frequently occurring topic is enforcement of immigration law, in which 37 states enacted policies in this subject area during the period under review, and the policies were frequently restrictive.”( Pierotte). This implies that the policies that were made were very strict on immigrants and they didn’t allow them to stay in the U.S. A known policy that restricts immigrants is Temporary Visa Classification, this policy requires immigrants to pay monthly for their visa. The policy makes immigrants work harder for their money so they are permitted to stay in the United States. This gives immigrants gratitude because they don’t have the privilege of having citizen rights. On the other hand, the United States does have a policy that gives