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  1. 1. Illegal Immigration in the U.S.A Anna Mongillo Coach Grigg 5/16/2011 5/16/2011
  2. 2. Facts on Illegal Immigration <ul><li>In the U.S, 72,000 illegals are apprehended for drug offenses each year. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 10-20 million illegal immigrants in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25% of federal prisons are inhabited by illegal aliens. </li></ul><ul><li>The government has spent roughly $52 billion educating the children of illegals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. More Facts on Illegal Immigration <ul><li>Over 1.3 million illegal aliens per year move to the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>65 Americans become unemployed for every 100 illegals gaining a job. </li></ul><ul><li>Each year, illegal immigration costs the U.S. $113 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 2/3 of fugitive felony warrants are for illegal aliens. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Thesis <ul><li>Illegal immigration in the United States is caused by a high gross state product, high personal income, and a high number of employed people. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Key: 2,209,000-60,000 immigrants </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>56,000-19,000 immigrants </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16,000-less than 2,500 immigrants </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration. -Cathy McMorris
  7. 8. Cause #1: Gross State Product (GSP) <ul><li>Gross State Product is the sum of a state’s economic output in one year. </li></ul><ul><li>States with a high GSP are attractive to people in places of low economic opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>The top four states in GSP are California, Texas, New York, and Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>The lowest GSP in America is in Vermont, </li></ul><ul><li>with $26,400. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Cause #1: Gross State Product (GSP) cont. <ul><li>The highest GSP in America is in California, the state with the most illegal immigrants. </li></ul><ul><li>California’s GSP is $196,400,000. </li></ul><ul><li>States with a high gross state product indicate better-paying jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>The four lowest states in GSP are Vermont, North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Key: $1,936,400-$261,300 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$259,700-$98,900 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$89,600-$26,400 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 12. GSP + Illegal Immigration: Scatter Plot
  11. 13. <ul><li>“ In Arizona specifically, the Perryman Group estimates that the state would lose...$11.7 billion in gross state the long run [due to illegal immigration].” </li></ul><ul><li>-Colin Gray </li></ul>
  12. 14. Cause #2: Total Personal Income Per State <ul><li>States with a high personal income include California, New York, Texas, and Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>California has a total personal income of $1,340,319. </li></ul><ul><li>States with a low personal income include Montana, South Dakota, Alaska, and Vermont. </li></ul><ul><li>Vermont has a total personal income of $18,473. </li></ul>
  13. 15. Cause #2: Total Personal Income Per State (cont.) <ul><li>A state with a high total personal income has many people with high-paying jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people with high-paying jobs means less people are occupying the lower-end work. </li></ul><ul><li>This leads to more jobs in the lower-end of work, which is mostly manual labor. </li></ul><ul><li>These types of work attract illegal immigrants. </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Key: $1,340,319-$186,293 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$185,822-$69,415 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$58,460-$18,473 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 18. Total Personal Income+Illegal Immigration: Scatter Plot
  16. 19. <ul><li>“ A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Jane Austen </li></ul>
  17. 20. Cause #3: Employment <ul><li>Some of the most popular jobs require mostly manual labor and little education. </li></ul><ul><li>These jobs are the main types of work that illegal immigrants occupy. </li></ul><ul><li>Because those jobs are popular and don’t require education, many in the state become employed. </li></ul><ul><li>The states indicating the most employment are likely to have many of these job types. </li></ul>
  18. 21. Cause #3: Employment (cont.) <ul><li>The state of California has 14,687,000 employed people. </li></ul><ul><li>The state with the least employed people is Wyoming, with just 228,000. </li></ul><ul><li>The four highest ranking states in employment are California, Texas, Florida, and New York. </li></ul><ul><li>The four lowest ranking states are Delaware, North and South Dakota, and Vermont. </li></ul>
  19. 22. <ul><li>Key: 14,687,000-2,530,000 people </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2,494,000-1,035,000 people </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>830,000-228,000 people </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 24. Employment+Illegal Immigration: Scatter Plot
  21. 25. <ul><li>“ As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas, cities halfway across America have begun to see an influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Spencer Bachus </li></ul>
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