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Illegal immigration The Problem

  1. 1. Illegal Immigration<br />Sean Topping<br />and<br />Brad Cunningham<br />“As this new era of mass immigration continues, more and more communities — and the people who live in them — are coming to realize the enormous effects of immigration on their lives”<br />
  2. 2. Immigration Vocabulary<br /><ul><li> Immigration is moving to a new country to live there permanently.
  3. 3. Emigrant: A person who leaves his/her country to live in another.
  4. 4. Illegal Alien: a person who has entered the United States without government permission or stayed beyond the termination date of a visa.</li></ul>Where<br />Why<br />How<br /><ul><li>First and foremost; Jobs
  5. 5. Reuniting families
  6. 6. Can’t pass the citizenship test
  7. 7. “Freedom”
  8. 8. Healthcare
  9. 9. Start families
  10. 10. Along borders; the Mexico/US border
  11. 11. In cargo (hidden places)
  12. 12. Crossing the border at night
  13. 13. Hire a coyote or a professional smuggler
  14. 14. Tunnels
  15. 15. Unfinished fences</li></li></ul><li>The Numbers:<br /><ul><li> 2009: 11,100,000
  16. 16. 2010: 11,200,000</li></ul> (that’s 100,000 in a year!)<br />Arizona<br /><ul><li>375,000 in 2009</li></ul>Cost of imprisoning illegal immigrants<br /><ul><li>California spent 1 billion dollars in 2009 (coming out of our wallets)
  17. 17. Illegal immigrants who commit a crime and must spend time in jail, are the ones who cost the most to American tax payers
  18. 18. Cost is around $27,000 a year per prisoner</li></ul>Smuggling: <br /><ul><li> in 2000, Us had to pay 3.5 billion dollars due to cocaine and weapon smuggling due to cartels
  19. 19. Due to the gun trade through cartels, 45,000 illegal arms enter the country every year</li></li></ul><li>Cartel<br /><ul><li>Mexico Is the main foreign supplier or marijuana and also a major supplier of methamphetamines.
  20. 20. An estimated 90% of cocaine entering the US transits though Mexico
  21. 21. 70% of all illegal drugs in the US are smuggled across the border by Mexican drug cartel</li></ul>80% of it is meth.<br /><ul><li> Smuggling weapons</li></li></ul><li>
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  25. 25. Illegal Immigration – The Problem<br /><object style="height: 390px; width: 640px"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/H8lLU7XjcWc?version=3"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/H8lLU7XjcWc?version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" width="640" height="390"></object><br /><object style="height: 390px; width: 640px"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/H8lLU7XjcWc?version=3"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/H8lLU7XjcWc?version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" width="640" height="390"></object><br />
  26. 26. Job Displacement<br /><ul><li>Not to sound racist but, they’re stealing our jobs.
  27. 27. “Why would someone hire a skilled landscape artist to revamp the front lawn for $100 per hour when we can just hire seven Mexicans to do it for $10 an hour with the division of labor? They wouldn’t; it’s more expensive.”
  28. 28. Over eleven million Americans are out of work and millions more are in danger of losing their jobs.
  29. 29. The fact is when wages become depressed by an immigrant-flooded labor pool, Americans can no longer survive on the shrunken incomes.
  30. 30. Would you rather make 5 dollars a day in Mexico or 50 dollars a day in the US?</li></li></ul><li>Solutions:<br /><ul><li> Controlling the border
  31. 31. Monitoring legal immigration
  32. 32. Enforcing laws to control or eliminate illegal immigration
  33. 33. Find them and deport them; enforce the current laws (SB1070)</li></li></ul><li>Sources<br /><ul><li>"Illegal Immigration - The $113 Billion Dollar Drain on the American Taxpayers." Online Video Clip. Illegal Immigration Statistics. 3/2/11. http://www.illegalimmigrationstatistics.org/illegal-immigration-a-113-billion-a-year-drain-on-u-s-taxpayers/#more-331
  34. 34. Mexico'sDrugCartels. 10/ 16/ 07 FAS.org. - http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34215.pdf
  35. 35. Greene, Andrew. "Mexicans Are Stealing Our Jobs.“. April 28, 2010.  http://www.quchronicle.com/2010/04/mexicans-are-stealing-our-jobs/
  36. 36. Immigration and big labor laws. 12-12-04 F.A.I.R..  http://www.fairus.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=23663&security=1601&news_iv_ctrl=1007
  37. 37. Job Displacement. 2008 I.H.C. <http://www.immigrationshumancost.org/text/job.html>. </li>

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