Essays Tagged: "illegal immigrants"


st watched. This brought on riots and looting throughout the city.Just recently a truck loaded with illegal immigrants was being chased down a freeway in Los Angeles by police, when the truck finally ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Immigration Essay

. today. Hundreds of thousands of immigrants flock to this country every year. Some legally, others illegally. Some are escaping from religious and political oppression while others come to seek out t ... lish speaking workers take jobs away from American people because they will work for cheaper wages. Illegal immigrants receive welfare and health care and the money to fund this comes straight from us ...

(3 pages) 200 0 2.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Costs and contributions. The Wave From South of The Border

90 percent of those apprehended near the border are Mexicans, and some who enter the US legally and illegally are carrying drugs into the US. This influx of illegal immigrants from south of the border ... ce as well. Also, citizens wonder about the filthy scum that comes from south of the border-are all illegal immigrants scum?George Vernez outlined an ambitious project that is dealing with the questio ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Immigration Reform

owed more immigrants to enter the country than at any time in its history. Over a million legal and illegal immigrants take up residence in the United States each year. Immigration at its current magn ...

(3 pages) 268 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

On the Role of Illegal Immigrants in Sustaining a Developed Society

the British workforce, which we desperately need to replace. But it is not just immigrants we need; illegal immigrants are vital to the sustenance of a Capitalist economy when a liberal government has ... o the sustenance of a Capitalist economy when a liberal government has made an a coerced underclass illegal and a docile underclass impossible.The Capitalist hierarchy is such that an underclass that ...

(5 pages) 129 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Legal and Illegal Immigration in the U.S. A Persuasive essay on why the United States needs to improve security its borders.

grown to an all time high. Now when someone hears the word immigration they automatically think of "illegal" immigrants from Mexico. But it's people from all countries, legal and illegal. I will give ... and aviation works. Now those terrorists came to America legally. Most of the immigrants come here illegally. I think that the U.S. should place troops on the Mexican boarder and the Canadian boarder ...

(1 pages) 203 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Is immigration from third world countried jeopardizing American economy and culture?

Currently, the United States accepts over one million legal immigrants every year. The number of illegal immigrants is probably exceeding that number by a long shot. Seventy percent of the United S ... g many American workers. This should not go on, especially in our own country.Health care for these illegal immigrants is also another massive hidden cost. "Emergency health care for illegal aliens al ...

(3 pages) 151 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Refugees and illegal immigrants.

Refugees and Illegal Immigrants EssayI believe that the refugees should be allowed to stay in Australia. I believ ... o why not start now. If this is not done the refugees will never stop trying to come into Australia illegally.Others may have opposing views to mine. Many say that we will have to pay more taxes for t ... who are waiting to come into Australia legally, but this isn't true because people who try to come illegally are more desperate and disserve to come first.In conclusion to this argument the refugees ...

(2 pages) 72 0 1.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Federalism: Do States Have the Right to Restrict Illegal Immigration?

nd New York. California's border with Mexico provides entry into the United States for thousands of illegal immigrants every year. They cross rivers on foot or travel in the trunks of cars, hoping to ... year. They cross rivers on foot or travel in the trunks of cars, hoping to get across. Once across, illegal immigrants have access to low-paying jobs, free public education, and are eligible for many ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

How issues such as immigration, abortion, specifically the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, and flag burning have divided American society and how decisions or comprimises have been reached.

to immigrants with needed technical and professional skills. Despite such regulations, millions of illegal aliens continue to enter the country. Most came in search of political freedom and economic ... the country. Most came in search of political freedom and economic opportunity. To stop the wave of illegal immigrants, Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The law granted ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Illegal Immigrants My opinion on illegal immigrants and America's reaction to losing their jobs to them. Note that this essay is an opinion and favors the immigrants.

Let's face it: America has an illegal immigrant problem. I think we should be proud of that. People love our country so much that ... es. Many people dislike America. The other day I was watching the news when I heard something about illegal immigrants. Supposedly, if my story is correct, WalMart is being sued for under-paying illeg ... deserves to get sued. This is America, where everybody is to be treated equally. I'm not saying the illegal immigrants haven't done wrong by coming into the country illegally, but they do deserve equa ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How does Arthur Miller Capture and Sustain the Audience's Attention Through the Relationships Portrayed in 'A View from the Bridge.'

cle, Beatrice and Eddie. Rodolfo and Marco are Beatrice's cousins' who have come over from Italy as illegal immigrants to make some money. Alfieri is the lawyer and an important character in this play ...

(3 pages) 40 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Receiving Public Assistance as a Child of an Illegal Immigrant

The question is: should children of illegal immigrants receive public assistance benefits? The answer is simply yes for many reasons. On ... imately lower the quality of American living. Therefore we should undoubtedly allow the children of illegal immigrants to receive public assistance.Most immigrants are highly effective in the job fiel ... n Americans are on public assistance, versus 7 percent of foreign born, with less than 5 percent of illegal immigrants collecting welfare"(Moore pg 593). Meaning that some of the stereotypes about imm ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Impact of Illegal Mexican Immigrants on the U.S. Economy

n struck by terrorism, our stock market has been tumbling for many months, and we are over run with illegal immigrants from other countries. As indicated by the chart below, Mexicans make up more than ... hat other U.S. citizens do not want, and are relieving a labor shortage in certain industries. Most illegal immigrants are single men. Only one third of the illegal immigrants are female. One of the r ...

(9 pages) 562 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Considering the economic status of black Americans and Hispanics in the 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's, it is easy to be cynical about the accomplishments of their reform movements in the 1960s

s to the United States in every year after 1965 and a much larger proportion of the total number of illegal immigrants. Mexico accounted for over one-forth of all the immigrants living in the United S ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay 12 pg long, is about the negitive effects immigration has had on the US. this essay talks about multiple reasons why immigration should be cut down in the US.

nown to the world as the country with the most cultural groups and has been home for many legal and illegal immigrants from second and third world countries. Second and third world countries are refer ... ny immigrants refer to the U.S. as the land of freedom and opportunities. Year after year legal and illegal immigrants from these second and third world countries have been increasing in numbers in th ...

(14 pages) 418 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


it because they think it is causing so many problems that the cost outweighs the profit. Legal and illegal immigrants who are threatening our way of life and livelihood are invading America.Immigrant ... enough. The federal government continues to reward those who violate U.S. law and enter the country illegally. The government forces the states to give health care education and other benefits to peop ...

(8 pages) 449 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


A huge issue right now is immigration; legal or illegal. There are discussions on whether immigrants should be allowed into the country. Immigration ... to the country. Immigration is something that should be stopped, people should not cross the border illegally or overstay on visits. According to Negative Population Growth, Americans firmly believe i ... on visits. According to Negative Population Growth, Americans firmly believe in tough laws against illegal immigrants and that seventy percent of Americans want no more than 300,000 legal immigrants ...

(3 pages) 323 0 1.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Illegal imigration causes drawbacks on our country

Illegal Immigration Causes Drawbacks on our Country Currently the United States Gover ... t of people wanting to gain citizenship into the country. Today there is an estimated eight million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States, four and a half million are Hispanic and h ... f million are Hispanic and half of them reside in the state of California. Forty percent of all the illegal immigrants in the country have expired visa's and fail to renew them by just staying in the ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

President Bush's Immigration Plan: Compassionate or Ridiculous?

Every year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, legal and illegal, from around the world, come to the United States. Current INS estimates put the number at 8 ... sue of immigration by proposing a temporary worker program that would grant amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, claiming that our current program is not working. Bush's proposal undermines current ... current US border patrols, labor laws, health and safety protections, and will not end the flow of illegals from entering our country. This plan will not solve our growing immigration problem.Bush ou ...

(3 pages) 97 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues