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  • Number Of Illegal Immigrants
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    Immigration: limited or unlimited? On the subject of immigration, one student at J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church, Virginia commented, "we make America more interesting" (Swerdlow 61). As true as these words are, the question of how much more interest should be allowed to cross our borders each year, and what exactly defines an American these days puzzle the already 281 million residents who find comfort in the freedoms of America. America is a land of immigrants, also referred to as th...
  • Better Opportunities To The Immigrants
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    Michael BelcasterEnglish 1020 Final Draft Essay #2 Americans are Immigrants! "Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life", was the words of former American president, John F. Kennedy (American Immigration: Quotes about Immigration). Immigrants have been in America for many years now. Today many people have different opinions about whether immigrants should be allowed into America freely, or if there should be more harsh regulations to those coming into the c...
  • Stronger Restrictions On Legal Immigration
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    Immigration I am driving my car and trying to get to Miami. I get lost. I stop at a gas station because I need someone to direct me in the right direction. I end up in a city called Hialeah where there are very few English speaking people. The people that are there only speak Spanish. What do I do This scenario happens to many people everyday. How do we deal with situations like this one The city of Hialeah is a major example of immigration. According to Webster's College dictionary, the meaning...
  • Typical Coming To America Immigration Movie
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    An American Tail (1986) Director: Don BluthPerformers: Fievel Mousekewitz (Voice of Philip Glasser) Papa Mousekewitz (Voice of Nehemiah Pers off) Mama Mousekewitz (Voice of Erica John) Tanya Mousekewitz (Voice of Amy Green) Bridget (Voice of Cathianne Blo re) Digit (Voice of Will Ryan) Gussied Mouse heimer (Voice of Madeline Kahn) Henri the Pigeon (Voice of Christopher Plummer) Honest John (Voice of Neil Ross) Irish mouse on boat (Voice of Warren Hayes) Italian mouse on boat (Voice of John Guarn...
  • American Immigration Policy
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    All members of the current population of the United States are either immigrants or their descendants, concerns with immigrants and immigration policies have confronted the nation throughout history. This is due mostly because the nation promotes freedom and democracy. There are also unlimited economic opportunities to improve the material circumstances of peoples' lives. While foreigners are coming into this country, the political view and public surroundings are changing drastically looking ha...
  • Number Of Illegal Immigrants In The Nation
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    Should America Close the Golden Door America has, is, and will always be a nation of immigrants: the great melting pot. In the years that have passed since Emma Lazarus poem was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty the golden door has seen times when it was open wide and times when it was closed shut to almost all immigrants. Many people tend to look at the present immigration problems as a purely modern dilemma. The truth is America has always struggled with the issue of immigration, both legal a...
  • New Immigrants For The Condition Of America
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    IMMIGRANTS AND THE UNITED STATES The Americans now are concerning about migration as well as the nation's economy. The concern is whether the immigrants will contribute to the prosperity of the America society or they just create more problems and difficulties for our society. People also worry about the budget that the nation has to provide for new immigrants. Do we, as a nation of immigrants, still have the capacity to absorb newcomers? Historian David Kennedy in his article "Can We Still Affo...
  • American Dream Since The Discovery Of America
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    Melissa SzkutakEnglish 11 February 11, 2001 American Dream The American Dream Since the discovery of America, a belief known as the American Dream has motivated people to risk personal danger to travel to America as well as motivate them once they arrived. The phrase American Dream means, to me, freedom. It means to be able to do anything you want to do with out someone telling you, you cant. The American Dream in one word could be described as choices. The American Dream motivated people to lea...
  • History Of The Immigrants In America
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    good for close ing arguments We have a clear choice of accepting increasing immigration with the consequent exploitation of this land and a falling standard of living and quality of life, living in crowded, polluted, high density cities, with over-taxed recreational areas and inter communal tensions and feeling like strangers in our own country. The economic consequences of an increasing foreign debt, foreign ownership and undesirable, unsustainable economic expansion, will destroy any chance of...
  • Their Own Opinion About Immigration
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    History 53 Spring 2000 Immigration / Migration America and Immigration When reading two articles that are decades apart, one sees that the nations, as a whole, opinion has changed about immigrants. In an article from 1905 the South wanted immigrants because they were cheap labor. Almost 80 years later, in 1983, the South had a different opinion about immigrants. In his 1905 article, Immigration and the South, Robert DeCoury Ward just begins to touch on the idea that immigrants could be bad for A...
  • Number Of Illegal Immigrants In The Nation
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    Randy j 11/28/00 I wrote this paper to show what immigration is doing to america America has, is, and will always be a nation of immigrants: the great melting pot. In the years that have passed since Emma Lazarus' poem was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty "the golden door" Americans have seen times when the door was open wide and times when it was close shut to most immigrants (Sure 4). Many people look at the present immigration problems as a purely modern dilemma. The truth is America has al...
  • Majority Of Immigrants In America
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    Immigrants come from all over the world. They fled their country seeking to fulfill their wants and necessary needs to live. The United States of America offers great job opportunities and a healthy environment to live. Some of the countries that illegal immigrants come from are: Mexico, Canada, and China. The majority of immigrants in America are Mexicans. They come to America frequently and they come in large groups, such as families. The Mexican and American border are parallel to each other,...
  • Sarmiento 1 Immigrants In America
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    Sarmiento 1 Immigrants in America "An immigrant is a person who comes to a country in order to live there permanently", as defined in the Websters Dictionary (pg 385). Immigrants come in all different shapes, sizes, and color. There all different in the way they look. Other persons would describe an immigrant to be a person that comes from another country to in this case America to look for a better life. Other immigrants come in search of work and others in search for an opportunity to learn an...
  • New Immigrants
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    America has always had a historic role as a haven for immigrants from all over the globe. For many reasons, many unrestricted immigrates were seeking a new life in the U. S in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Not everyone was happy with this, such as a group of people called the "nativists". The nativists were largely made up of American born Protestants who disliked the idea of immigration. They had many reasons for disliking the new immigrants, such as social disagreements, religi...
  • Policy On Immigration The Country
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    Immigration is what has made America what it is today. In fact, there would be no America if not for immigration because everyone in the country is an immigrant or is directly descended from one. Even the oldest inhabitants, the Native Americans, emigrated from Asia. The rest of us come from all different places in the world. Countries such as England, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, China, Germany, and many others have all contributed to populate the United States. Immigration started with our nation's...
  • Immigration To America
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    Although the hardship was seemingly hard to bear, the struggles and tragedies were worth it. America was known as the country of opportunity and hope, it was a chance to be part of a new society. Men and women, young and old, Frenchmen, Germans, Irishmen, Englishmen, Russians, and Jews, every one of them packed up their few belongings and set out for America, the land of freedom. All of these people were together, and not separated by the thick headed minds of kings Queens, Presidents, Politi ti...
  • Illegal Immigration Into America
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    One of the most controversial issues facing America is illegal immigration. This is a problem that must be stopped as it hurts America's economy, tax paying citizens and the economies of the country they left. Undocumented immigrants leech off of tax payers, take jobs and housing of hard working citizens, and leave their country of origin without skilled workers and help lead it into poverty. Being undocumented, immigrants do not have pay as many taxes as normal citizens do, such as income tax a...
  • Emmigration From The Middle East To America
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    America has always defined itself as a great melting pot of differing cultures, however, when the safety or the well being of current citizens is in danger the government is forced to step in and regulate who enters the US. On September eleventh a great travesty occured, and some of the assassins and others plotting against America were immigrants who betrayed the American ideals. It is necessary that America now close its doors to immigrants from the Middle East. In doing so America would not b...
  • Help Of Immigrant Labor
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    A Nation of Nations At one point in every U. S citizen's history, their ancestors were immigrants. There is even new scientific evidence to suggest that today's Native Americans were not the first people in America; that they too migrated to North America. What they were in search of still remains a mystery. Maybe they migrated here for the same reasons that modern immigrants come to America for. Modern immigrants abandon their countries because of political repression, religious repression, and...
  • Certain Number Of Immigrants Into America
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    America And Its Policy Toward Immigration Essay, America And Its Policy Toward Immigration America and Its Policy Toward Immigration During the late nineteenth century, a wave of immigration known as the New Immigration swept across the United States. The Northern and Western Europeans of the 1840's immigration period continued to arrive, but the new wave brought significantly more people from eastern and southern Europe in addition to smaller groups from Canada, Mexico, and Japan. As a result o...

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