In the beginning of our country, the first people to settle in the United States were immigrants. They came here for many different reasons, some for riches, some for religious reasons, and some for adventure. Not only did they come here for different reasons, but they also came here from different countries. Mostly the immigrants wanted a better life for themselves and their families. The theory to pursue the American Dream is still valuable in almost aliens' minds until today; that means an American life is their key to the success of a better life. Over the years, the number of immigrants has increased greatly. According to the analysis of Center for Immigrations Studies (CIS), the ...

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about the budget that the nation has to provide for new immigrants. As a nation of immigrants, does America still have the capacity to absorb newcomers?
Immigrants are defined as people who legally obtain permission-often known as "green card"- for permanent residence in the United States. They come from countries across the globe, representing many different languages, cultures, education levels, occupations, and incomes levels (Lin 39). America is sometimes referred to as a "nation of immigrants" because of its largely open-door policy toward accepting foreigners pursuing their vision of the American Dream. For the question "Why do people come to America?" Lin Chou, a Chinese student at PCC, states "People immigrant to America to find a better way of life or to free themselves from oppression, such as religious or political oppression. People living here is free to say what they wish, go where they wish, and do what they wish" (personal interview). Another opinion assumes that ...

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or violate the terms of their permanent resident card or refugee permit [HYPERLINK:]. Since illegal immigrants decide to cross their border, they get to know the risky when putting their live on the journey to reach their goal. According to the U.S. Census, there are approximately 400 to 500 illegal immigrants who die every year attempting to cross the border between the United States and Mexico. An article "Mexican Immigration to the US: The Latest Estimates" by Jeffrey Passel illustrates that there were an estimated 9.3 million undocumented immigrants in the United States as of March 2002 included about 5.3 million or 57 percent ...

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Added: 5/15/2012 05:37:56 AM
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Category: Social Issues
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