Immigration & Americas Future

DeVry, Telecommunications
The world has gone through a revolution and it has changed a lot. We
have cut the death rates around the world with modern medicine and new farming
methods. For example, we sprayed to destroy mosquitoes in Sri Lanka in the
1950s. In one year, the average life of everyone in Sri Lanka was extended by
eight years because the number of people dying from malaria suddenly declined.
This was a great human achievement. But we cut the death rate without
cutting the birth rate. Now population is soaring. There were about one
billion people living in the world when the Statue of Liberty was built. There
are 4.5 billion today. World population is growing at ...

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growth takes place in the
Third World. More than a billion people today are paid about 150 dollars a year,
which is less than the average American earns in a week. And growing numbers of
these poorly paid Third World citizens want to come to the United States.
In the 1970s, all other countries that accept immigrants started
controlling the number of people they would allow into their countries. The
United States did not. This means that the huge numbers of immigrants who are
turned down elsewhere will turn to the United States.
The number of immigrants is staggering. The human suffering they
represent is a nightmare.
Latin America's population is now 390 million people. It will be 800
million in the year 2025. Mexico's population has tripled since the Second
World War. One third of the population of Mexico is under ten years of age, as
a result, in just ten years, Mexico's unemployment rate will increase 30 percent,
as these children become young ...

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a few years ago, immigrants seeking asylum were rare. In 1975, a
total of 200 applications were received in the U.S. Suddenly, asylum is the
plea of choice in the U.S., and around the world, often as a cover for economic
migration. U.S. applications were up to 103,000 last year, and the backlog tops
300,000 cases. Under the present asylum rules, practically anyone who declares
that he or she is fleeing political oppression has a good chance to enter the
U.S. Chinese are almost always admitted, for example, if they claim that China's
birth-control policies have limited the number of children they can have.
Right now, once aliens enter the U.S., it is almost impossible to ...

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Category: Social Issues
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