DDI09.ss.immigrationbacklash.wave5

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Unformatted text preview: Immigration Stuff - SS Dartmouth 2K9 Campbell 1 Index Index......................................................................................................................................................................................1 Backlash................................................................................................................................................................................2 Backlash................................................................................................................................................................................3 Backlash................................................................................................................................................................................4 Backlash Now/Aff Cant Solve...............................................................................................................................................5 Other Cites to cut...................................................................................................................................................................6 Last printed 1 Immigration Stuff - SS Dartmouth 2K9 Campbell 2 Backlash Giving health care to undocumented immigrants causes a public backlash that turns your case empirically proven Lee, J.D., 08 (Jason, J.D. University of CaliforniaBerkeley Law School, 39 Golden Gate U.L. Rev. 1) In recent times, arguably no community living within the United States has been as politically unpopular as the nation's swelling population of undocumented immigrants. These immigrants have been accused of sapping government resources , engaging in criminal behavior, overcrowding school classrooms, and disrupting the labor market by contributing to the lowering of wages as well as by occupying jobs that would have otherwise gone to citizens or legal immigrants. The number of illegal immigrants in the United States has skyrocketed over the last two decades, reaching an estimated 12 million by 2005. According to some reports, this population grows by as many as 500,000 people each year. Within the American undocumented community, the vast majority hail from Mexico, with a sizeable population coming from other Latin [*3] American countries, Cuba, China, and India. It is important to keep in mind, however, that undocumented immigrants come, in relatively large numbers, from all over the world, including developed nations such as the United Kingdom and Germany. Once in the United States, illegal immigrants tend to settle in California, Texas, and Florida, with large numbers also in New York, Arizona, and Illinois. In reaction to the growing size of the illegal immigrant population and to common perceptions about this population's negative effects on American society , the 1980s and 90s witnessed a surge in anti-illegal- immigrant hostility . It was during this period that Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, which, among other things, ....
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