Immigration Essay Examples

The Canadian Immigration policy

Between 1880 and 1920, Canada was a popular place for immigrants. “In the first twenty years of the century, the number of people who lived in Canada almost doubled, from 5.4 million to 10.4 million”.1 New immigrants were not encouraged to melt in the pot, but to preserve there own unique identity and culture, which… View Article

Immigration Issue

Immigration is a very concerning and controversial issue here in the United States. There are many individuals who are in favor of it and many who are not, for several different reasons. I think however that immigration should be strictly monitored for the reason of the events that we have recently experience over the last… View Article

Reconsidering Immigration

Mexican Americans, like all immigrants wanted the American Dream. However, they made little progress to move up from immigrant status to mainstream social status. This was due in part to the amount of discrimination and poor educational systems that were provided to them (Alba, R. 2006). Mexican Americans rarely went past High School. The National… View Article

Arizona Laws- Immigration

America the land of opportunities. Have you ever heard this infamous saying before? We live in a country created of immigrants, yet Arizona is trying to enforce SB1070 which is an intrusive law that goes against the diversity of what makes America great. The recent efforts in Arizona threaten to undermine basic notions of fairness… View Article

Immigration Case

Many people from all around the globe come to the United States as immigrants.  Immigration in the country is ongoing but there were three peaks in history that happened during 1860 to 1890, 1900 to 1924, and 1965 onwards.  In the first wave of immigration, the largest group of immigrants came from Northern European nations… View Article

A Different Mirror

Ronald Takaki, in his article A Different Mirror, offers us a brief historical run through of immigration in America. He asserts that a multi-cultural approach in learning the history of America is necessary for us to understand, accept and respect people from different races, cultures and backgrounds. He quotes Dean Fred Lukermann of the University… View Article

The Immigration Reform And Control Act Of 1986

On November 9, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the The Immigration Reform and Control Act (Simpson-Mazzoli Act (IRCA), Pub. L. No. 99-603, 100 Stat. 3359, which prohibits deliberate employment of illegal immigrants, and at the same time, provide amnesty to those who have moved into the United States before January 1, 1982.  This… View Article

The Immigration of Latinos and Hispanics in the American Region

Introduction      The current economic status of the world and the movements that are proposed to support the growing need for economic expansion primarily leads to the application of the globalization of systems including the lives of the people within the human society.  One of the results of such advancement is the existence of immigration…. View Article

Immigration and Security

The article, in a general context, raised the question on whether the concept of diplomacy and democracy has come back into the ideologies of the United States Government?  After utiliziation of progress reports on the issue, the writer came up with a central argument suggesting that the United States government, with direct intervention by The… View Article

Argument Against Illegal Immigration

America has traditionally been known as a “melting pot,” welcoming people from different countries. However, during the past few years, there has been an influx of illegal immigrants that a lot of people view as a threat to the sovereignty of our nation. This flood of undocumented immigrants has spawned a debate about whether illegal… View Article

Registration Process for Immigration

Illegal immigration has been, and I believe will continue being a controversy in the United States for years to come. Many people who complain about these illegal immigrants aren’t quite aware of the prolonged process of obtaining a permanent residency card. Whether you agree with the current naturalization process or not, viewing it from an… View Article

The Issue Of Immigration

The issue of immigration has been a perennial problem of first-world countries such as the United States.  Amidst debates and modifications on immigration guidelines that arebeing constantly questioned, reviewed and evaluated, the issue of immigration has been mixed with moral values and decisions that are aimed to help both sides of the immigration issue—the migrants… View Article

The Naturalization Process In The United States

INTRODUCTION: There are many reason‘s why a person from another country would wish to immigrate to the United States. The United States offers much potential in employment, thus leading to a greater standard of living. There is also the pride of being a citizen of the world’s richest and most powerful country.             I, myself,… View Article

The US Immigration Problem

Statement of the Problem: Migration of people from Third World countries to the United States serves is a desirable feature of globalization, to which it serves as an economic equalizer in terms of capital utilization. There is therefore the necessity of relaxing the requirements for legal migration, and strict implementation of laws on illegal migration…. View Article