Argumentative Essay: Undocumented Immigration To The United States

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Undocumented Immigration When you think of America, you picture a great country with endless opportunities for any person no matter their past life. America is a country that prides itself on it’s diversity and the idea that you can become what you want if you are willing to work hard enough for it. It’s a place that welcomes any person and allows them to be free in a way where they can choose their path in life. America is a place where the people run themselves. Recently there have been a lot of arguments revolved around immigration to the United States. We have been cutting down on the amount of people that we allow to come live in this great country but there are reasons for these actions. Many people state that we’re a country that has always welcomed immigrants with open arms and ask why we are cutting back on immigration. Well the answer is that we are getting full. Over population is a big …show more content…
The United States only has so many resources and so many jobs for our already over grown population. If we just let any person in, it would be way too overcrowded. That’s like a restaurant having only a certain amount of people because they only have so much room but someone not wanting to wait so they just sneak in and take some food that they didn’t pay for. I understand that some people have families and want their children to get a better education but they should have done that earlier. The Visa Process includes “passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning English, and then going to the back of the line, behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally”. (ProCon) These steps are not only a way to earn your citizenship but they are also a way to protect the current citizens from criminals and serious diseases. When illegal immigrants enter America, we face letting in more crime, especially with the drug cartel becoming a rising issue on our