Hostility Toward Illegal Immigrants
This paper looks at the issue of hostility towards illegal immigrants maintaining that this is due to various myths regarding their impact on American society.
# 123150 | 2,000 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Welfare) , Political Science (Social Security and Welfare) , Latin-American Studies (Immigration/Emigration issues) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)
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In this article, the writer makes an argument that "illegal" immigrants are often subjected to hostility and anger from Americans because of a number of myths about their impact on society that are untrue. An analysis of why Mexican immigrants are needed for the continued socioeconomic health of America is provided.
From the Paper:"From miles of border fencing and increased border patrols to harsher laws against illegal immigrants and those who hire them the U.S. has recently targeted illegal immigrants from Mexico as personas-non-gratis. As the influx of illegal immigrants from Mexico continues due to lack of opportunities at home and plentiful opportunities in the U.S. politicians and Americans point to a number of ills they supposedly created. Chief among these are displacement of jobs and a drain on social welfare services funding. Despite this sentiment ..."
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