Immigration Essay

1021 words 5 pages
Valerie Gonzales
Assistant Professor McCombs
ENG 1301, Essay 1-Expressive,
22 October 12
Nation of Immigrants
It is often said that America is a nation of immigrants. Generations have drifted to the United States in hope for opportunity and liberty, and have also helped this country become very wealthy. Many illegal immigrants left their country in hope for a greater life in America. These immigrants have brought their culture to the U.S. They have made a new America by changing economy, work and culture for the better.
Immigration to the United States is a complicated analytical circumstance that has been a major reason for cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States and population
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Illegal workers do many jobs few native-born Americans will do.
Last but not least, immigrants have improved the United States by improving culture. The foods that we eat in our culture have changed because immigrants have brought their cuisine with them. The music we listen to has changed in the same way. Different cultures bring their traditions and beliefs with them. The United States is an ethnically and racially diverse country as a result of a large-scale immigration from various different countries throughout its history. Our culture in the United States is being improved by bringing different ideas and beliefs from immigrants.
Some people might say that illegal immigrants have destroyed American’s economy. Immigrants leave their country behind and come to the United State because they think their skills can be put to best use in America. They key are those immigrants bringing their new skills to total American workers. Specialization makes economies more efficient, and efficiency pressures economy growth. Immigrants are essential to our economy because they provide more labor. The increase in labor means an increase in production, which provides more goods for the United States to sell. Immigrants allow the supply of goods to increase and the demand to go down, which helps our economy.
Other people might say that immigrants come to the United States only to take jobs from US citizens. Yes, illegal immigrant workers have


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