Illegal Immigrants in the US Research Paper by Nicky

Illegal Immigrants in the US
A look at the impact of illegal immigration on the US.
# 148273 | 2,547 words | 7 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Oct 07, 2011 in Hot Topics (Immigration)


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Description:

This paper discusses the impact of illegal immigration to the US, focusing on costs to the economy. Additionally, the paper examines issues of granting US citizenship to children of illegal immigrants that are born in the US. The paper also presents statistics about the numbers of illegal immigrants residing in the US. The paper concludes by addressing self-deportation, or immigrants returning to their nations of origin, particularly during the current economic slowdown.

Outline:
Background
Outcomes
Changes
Bibliography

From the Paper:

"Of the 100 additional Americans since 1967, approximately 53% were recent immigrants and their relatives (Roberts, 2006). If they did not settle in the US, there would only be 250 million people instead of 300 million. The population is also changing color and cultures. Around 15% are Latinos and 5% are Asians. In 1970, the Hispanic population was only 5% and the Asian was only 1%. A nation of predominantly European descent has transformed into a multicultural mingling of virtually all continents. Some entered as war refugees and others as searchers for better opportunities and a better life. When settled, they produced more offspring than non-immigrants and raised the birth rate to higher levels than Europe's and Japan's. The average person in the US today can expect to live up to age 78."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Carl, T. (2007). Illegal immigration drops. Deseret News (Salt Lake City): Deseret News Publishing C. Retrieved on March 18, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4188/is_20070812/ai_n19477050?tag=content;col1
  • Connelly, M. (2006). Americans see burden of illegal immigrants. Deseret News (Salt Lake City): Deseret News Publishing Company. Retrieved on March 11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_20060411/ai_n16168700?tag=content;col1
  • Geissinger, St. (2006). Immigrant rallies spreading. Oakland Tribune: ANG Newspapers. Retrieved on March 11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_20060411/ai_n16143405
  • Hoar, W. P. (2008). Some progress on the illegal immigration front. The New American: American Opinion Publishing, Inc. Retrieved on March 11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m)JZS/is_20_24/ai_n31001721
  • Howell, L. D. (2006). Ironies of illegal immigration. USA Today: Society for the Advancement of Education. Retrieved on March 11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1272/is_2734_135/ai_n16701892?tag=content;col1

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APA Format

Illegal Immigrants in the US (2011, October 07) Retrieved September 26, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/illegal-immigrants-in-the-us-148273/

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"Illegal Immigrants in the US" 07 October 2011. Web. 26 September. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/illegal-immigrants-in-the-us-148273/>

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