Modern Challenges in Immigration

Modern Challenges in Immigration - boatlift that brought...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Modern Challenges in Immigration Week 3 Check point I really found the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services very confusing as an American, never mind as a Cuban immigrant that understands minimal to begin with. I found links to be direct, but once you get to the page things are not labeled so clearly, making it very hard to understand. I could not find or rather was not sure which paperwork (forms) I needed to apply for entrance in the U.S. If you are not sure what forms are needed, then it is very hard to know what the fees will be. Fingerprinting is required for certain immigration benefits; however I could not find out what benefits and whether or not I needed to be fingerprinting (which was an additional cost). It would be necessary for me to have someone that understands what is needed and what needs to be filed in order for me to get it right, otherwise I could be waiting forever for my paperwork to be processed. “Economist David Card (et al. 1998) studied the 1980 “Mariel”
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: boatlift that brought 125,000 Cubans into Miami and found that even this substantial addition of mainly low-skilled workers had no measurable impact on the wages or unemployment rates of low skilled White and African American workers in the Miami area (Schaefer, 2006). Immigrants have always been key to the U.S economy, despite the fact a lot of immigrants send money back to their country of origin. Immigrants help keep the economy moving by keeping the order of supply and demand moving. Immigrants are more willing to take the lesser paying jobs, they do pay taxes of one type or another, contributing about $6 billion to Social Security Administration and use less benefits than some of their American counterparts (Schaefer, 2006). Works Cited Schaefer, R. T. (2006). Racial & Ethnic Groups, Tenth Edition. Prentice Hall by Pearson Education, Inc....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online