Illegal Immigrants Affecting American Culture

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Since the time America has been a colony in 1600, immigrants have established the nation. America is a nation created by immigrants, known as the melting pot. “Immigration is not undermining the American experiment; it is an integral part of it. We are a nation of immigrants. Successive waves of immigrants have kept our country demographically young, enriched our culture and added to our productive capacity as a nation, enhancing our influence in the world” (Griswold, Daniel). Lawrence Auster, essay Immigration is harming American culture is about the issue that immigration is bad for the American culture. Auster statement is that immigration is harming the American culture because immigration causes decline in education and environment standards…show more content…
Illegal immigrants do contribute to the nation’s economy by contributing in the purchase of consumer good and paying taxes. “Undocumented immigrants contribute to the U.S. economy through their investments and consumption of goods and services as well as unrequited contributions to Social Security, Medicare and unemployment insurance programs” (Browne, Clayton). Browne, explains that immigrants do follow the laws in the nation they are living in, as like other citizens they have to pay taxes and contribute to other economic benefits for the nation. Immigrants like citizens need shelter, education, food and transportation to keep on surviving which is investing in the economic system of…show more content…
Many immigrants are being deported back to their countries, some of the reasons of theses event are unrealistic. From the article Deportation crisis a moral failing it explains the issue of deportation. “Our nation recently passed a disturbing milestone: 2 million deportations under President Obama. In all likelihood, many of the 2 million deportees were people with roots in America, who were already living and contributing to the nation they call home” (Praeli, Lorella). With the issue of immigration want people claim that America is being overpopulated with many immigrants entering the country. “Immigrants fairly be blamed for causing “overpopulation.” America’s annual population growth of 1 percent is below our average growth rate of the last century. Without immigration our labor force would begin to shrink within two decades. According to the 2000 Census, 22 percent of U.S. counties lost population between 1990 and 2000” (Griswold, Daniel). Presented in this quote right now American in underpopulated, especially with the low birth rates American, immigrants provide the number in population that we don’t have. With false conclusions about immigrations, many believe that immigrants that do follow the laws and contribute the country do deserve to become citizens. “Advocates say that hard-working illegal immigrants who have paid taxes and didn't get in trouble

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