Should Immigrants Be Allowed In America

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Immigration is one of the reasons why America is so wonderful. America today wouldn’t be the melting pot it is now if immigration were to be stopped. Immigration brings new ideas, cultures, and people to America each day. Legal immigration shouldn’t be ceased because of the many benefits to our society by knowledge sharing, labor opportunities and fusion of different cultures in America.
Each and every day, it can be viewed on the news the discussion concerning immigration,” shouldn’t it or should it be allowed in America?” With high levels of violence and crime reported in other countries, it’s understandable why America wants to keep an eye on immigrants, particularly the illegal immigrants. America shouldn’t stop immigration for this reason
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Immigration bring new technology and ideas for America. All throughout American history, the many contributions in the technology field provided by immigrants can been seen. For example, after World War II, the United States brought Nazi scientist to assist with rocket engineering technology. During this time period, it was a battle between countries to gain knowledge and information about rockets. Also, the United States had just fought a full war against the Nazis. In addition, Mr. Poojara corroborates that a quarter of the Nobel Peace Prize winners are immigrants. He states, “One-quarter of the Americans who have won Nobel Prizes have been immigrants, even though immigrants comprise just one-eighth of the U.S. population” (Poojara). Some of the smartest people of the world comes from different countries and shares their knowledge and ideas with America. Mr. …show more content…
Nataly Kelly states “As the world waits for details on what exactly “comprehensive immigration reform” will mean, let us remember that immigration is what brought the vast majority of Americans to this land in the first place” (Kelly). America was founded by immigrants, the only people who was originated in America are Native Americans. Charles Hirschman a Boeing International Professor in the Department of Sociology authored the book “The Impact of Immigration on American Society: Looking Backward to the Future” which depicts the impact of immigration in America’s society. He states,” Almost 60 million people— more than one fifth of the total population of the United States—are immigrants or the children of immigrants. For most of this community, immigration policy is not an abstract ideology but a means of family reunification and an affirmation that they are part of the “American dream” (Hirschman). He is claiming America’s foundation has always been immigration and shouldn’t stop now. There is an overwhelming amount of languages, religion, and cultures throughout the United States. Nataly Kelly continues in her article to provide details about how much culture immigration brings to America. Kelly states, “Immigrants bring with them practices and cultural knowledge from their homelands, so that these ideas can be incorporated into the new country they call home” (Kelly). America has always opened their doors to