The Effects of Immigration in United States
Here in the United States, crime rate is at an all-time high, and jobs are at an all-time low. Medical costs have soared in part due to the uninsured, illegal immigrant. More and more Americans are left homeless and with no options because the government has expended their entire budget on printing brochures and other forms in multiple languages, along with providing services to those illegal immigrants who have not earned this entitlement. The United States should make stopping illegal immigration a priority. “An individual who is residing in a country illegally is known as an illegal immigrant” (“Illegal” par 1).
Low skilled jobs are what immigrants choose to do when they reach the United States. These jobs do not require a lot of English. Jobs such as construction, landscaping, and physical labor are their top choices (“Illegal” par 3). The wages are often not taxed as these workers do not have legal papers to be working in this country. Employers treat immigrants differently than American workers. Their pay is often lower than the minimum requirement because immigrants won’t report them for fear of being deported (“Illegal” par 3). Their jobs are more or less paid “under the table” so the government does not receive the benefit of the taxes yet the worker can attain free medical services and free food, along with a monthly Welfare check that is paid for by the American citizens. Generally, illegal immigrants seem to travel in packs thus, wherever they are, often times the crime population also increases. Sometimes this is due to ignorance of the laws or inability to read English as well as having come from a poverty stricken environment. This creates problems for our law enforcement as well as border patrol that are set up all around the perimeter of the United States.
“Not all individuals may be voluntarily entering the country. During the 19th century, many were brought into Europe and the...