Immigration in the U.S
Immigration has been a constant source of economic vitality and demographic dynamism through out our nations history. In 2012 immigration population was about 4.7 million. In the U.S six states alone account for 60% of unauthorized immigrants California, Texas,Florida,New York, New Jersey and Illinois. The top U.S states were they settled in were California 25%, Texas 16%, Florida 6%, New York 5% and Illinois 5%. In 2013, approximately 41.3 million immigrants lived in the United States, an all-time high for a nation historically built on immigration.
Mexicans make up about half of all unauthorized immigrants (52%) though their numbers have been declining. In 2012 there were 11.4 unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S Mexico 59%, El Salvador 6%, Guatemala 5%, Honduras 3% and Philippines 3%. Mexicans have been the largest immigrant group in the United States. As of 2013. Mexicans account for 28% of the economies immigration.
Immigration around the world
It is predicted that immigration rates will continue ti increase over time. A 2012 Gallup survey determined that almost 640 million adults would want to immigrate if they had a chance to. In 2005, the United Nations reported that there were about 191 million international immigrants world wide, about 3% of the world,s population. In 2006, Europe, the United States, and Asia were found to host the largest number of immigrants at 70 million, 45 million, and 25 million.
How has immigration affected the U.S economy?
While many people believe the recent surge in immigration has affected the U.S. economy and job availability for native U.S. citizens, there is little evidence to support these theories. Although immigration is bad some say it is not as effective as they believed it to be. United States remains a popular destination attracting about 20% of the world's international immigrants.
How can we stop illegal immigration?
There is not many ways to help stop illegal immigration but some ways we can is that we can boycott everything Mexican, anything made in Mexico, assembled in Mexico, any Mexican product, foods and restaurants. The 2nd thing you can do is boycott any company that you suspect is employing illegal aliens. Another thing you can do is report any illegal aliens you discover in your community. This may not officially stop illegal immigration but it will be help decrease it.
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