Adam mentions that almost of undocumented workers are paid in cash and

Adam mentions that almost of undocumented workers are

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in the United States. Adam mentions that almost of undocumented workers are paid in cash, and therefore they do not need pay to federal taxes (Adam 2). This is major defect in the economy to America. Not only they do not pay taxes but also they use many government services. According to the laws, illegal aliens are allowed free health care, education and food stamps. There are many deficits due to illegal immigrants in the United States economy. The government is looking for every way to limit the financial cost of the services. Adam states, "California, facing a budget deficit of $14.4 billion in 2010-2011, is hit with an estimated $21.8 billion in annual expenditure on illegal aliens" (Adam 3). Obviously, undocumented immigrants are causing to the economy down significantly in the United States. Moreover, the influence of the illegal immigration system increases the unemployment rate of workers legally in the United States. It is undeniable that illegal immigration increases the labor force in the United States, especially the youth workforce. However, that is just one small their benefit in economies to America. When the cheap labors dominate on the global market, legal workers salary will be cut even be fired. Hence, these workers will face many challenges in life. For instance, instead of hiring the unskilled legal worker is $12 for per hour, the employers
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would want to hire unskilled illegal aliens to pay lower with $8 for per hour. And when these illegal workers get the wage, they can send millions of dollars out of the United States to their home country. In addition, when citizens’ lives are poor in the United States, the rate of people would get Welfare rising and the government could not satisfy enough their requirements. Therefore, the economic and social consequences of illegal immigrants are terrible. They are messing up the economy in the United States. Finally, illegal immigrants abuse government services. Common sense seems to dictate that almost of undocumented immigrants entitled to free health care, education and food stamps. Illegal aliens have cost billions of taxpayers’ dollars for medical services. That's a huge deficit in the history of the United States since the presence of illegal immigrants is increasing. It is not only influenced by the individual but also affects America because the abuse of so many services in the United States. There are dozens of hospital in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California
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