The Pros And Cons Of Immigrants In America

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Imagine if you and your family were to be deported back to your country of origin. You and your spouse will have to make the treacherous and prolonged journey back to Mexico. During this time you and your family are physically separated as you and your spouse are being processed for deportation while your son gets to stay in America. Despite the unknown situation, you know your child will study hard with the goal to make money to send for you and your spouse in the future. The reason why he is even allowed to stay in the USA is because of of a program called D.A.C.A or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals which allows him to stay in America to continue schooling and for work. Although this situation may seem far fetched, many people have experienced this real scenario of being separated from their family via deportation. This stresses how important the D.A.C.A program is to aid the kids of immigrant families to achieve their parent’s hopes and aspirations for a better future. The people who stay…show more content…
However this is an enormous falsehood and is not the case. In “Five myths about DACA,” by The washington post it states, “From 1970 to 2017, the U.S. labor force doubled. Rather than ending up with a 50 percent unemployment rate, U.S. employment doubled.”If adding workers made the economy poorer, we might expect that people would try to “free” themselves from competition by moving to a desolate mountain and making everything for themselves. That no one does so is an admission that competition is actually good. We depend on other workers, DACA recipients included, to buy the products and services we produce. That’s one reason earlier efforts to restrict immigration did not produce any wage gains. Immigrants don't steal jobs they however take the ones no one is

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