Immigration Essay Topics

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

Third World Immigration

There are 293 million Americans and 65 billion immigrants in the United States.  Every year 85 million more immigrants are coming over.    The prospect of multiculturalism and diversity is outweighed by aspects which the average American may not be too willing to share.             Where these immigrants come from, there is great deprivation brought by… View Article

Tightening Our Borders, Healing Our Nation

It is not possible for a newspaper to hit the newsstands these days without a story on immigration alongside news about the increasing cost of health care.  Yet, all relationships that seem to exist between the current immigration policy and the state of the health care system in the country cannot merely be coincidental.  Every… View Article

Truth about Illegal Immigration

Immigration is defined as the transfer of people from their original country towards another, usually based on their preference. This is considered as one of the most sought issues nowadays because of endless debates from both proponents and opponents of immigration (Douglas 66). Deliberations and policies were created, to alleviate illegal immigration. Illegal immigration has… View Article

Mexican Immigration to Minnesota Twin Cities

I. Introduction Minnesota is one of the favorite state destinations of immigrants in the United States. The reasons for being the favorite are “for the same reasons anyone else does – opportunity, comparatively low housing prices, and abundant recreational resources” ( Hughes, A. , 2001, 3rd par. , 4th line). It is an accepted fact… View Article

Picture Bride by Yoshiko Uchida

1. What kind of American society does Hana find upon arrival? How does she learn about it, and how does this affect her? How does this reality compare to Hana’s pre-arrival notions of America? How have these differences and similarities affected her family? (2 points) Upon arrival to America, Hana has positive thoughts about American… View Article

Evaluate the economic impact of free immigration on a receiving country

Impact of free immigration on the economic prospects still remains vague as experts provide juxtaposing view and arguments but it clearly manifest that immigration has a deep impact on the economy of a country. (Borjas, 1995) Migrants pay taxes, claim benefits, consume services and these results in the amplification of government spending. If the balance… View Article

On Immigration Issue: Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama

Barrack Obama and Hilary Clinton had both express their plans about the reformation of the immigration system in the country. Currently, America’s population is increasing fast. However, there are several who are not listed as legal migrants of the country. According to the website of Ohama, the number of undocumented immigrants had increased for more… View Article

U.S. Immigration Policy: Is it too lenient?

Immigration has been going on since time immemorial. (Bodnar 2-7). Major reasons that trigger it are the push factors as well as pull factors. Push factors include political and social instability, unemployment as well as natural calamities like famine, drought and hurricanes. The pull factors are the opposite of push factors and include political stability… View Article

Modern Migration

The story of humanity is of people constantly in movement. Anthropology, history and sociology are disciplines that study how people migrate, come into contact with others, and build and manage communities all over the world, from ancient to contemporary societies. Although human migration is ubiquitous across time, the designation of people as certain types of… View Article

Fear of Diversity in America As It Pertains to Illegal Immigration

In the history of the United States of America, there have always been ideas, actions, and thoughts perceived to be a threat to the American people and the American way of life. Joseph McCarthy was one of the greatest instigators in American history for his work in revealing perceived, if not imaginary, threats. For example,… View Article

Immigration Experience

 Immigration is an activity that has been going on all over the world. People leave their countries of origin for different reasons. Some are looking for greener pastures in terms of economic ventures. Others are looking for peaceful grounds where their countries or provinces have moments of war. Globalization has contributed to higher levels of… View Article

Coming and Going: Round Trip to America by Mark Wyman

In the article “Coming and Going: Round Trip to America,” by Mark Wyman, his goal and his main arguments for the article were to explain how immigration, emigration, and migration has destroyed old peasant villages. He is also trying to argue that the modern world has struggles hard to maintain the comforting thought of a… View Article

1900’s Immigration Cruelty

For immigrants, life was as bad in America as it was in their homeland. Immigrants faced equally rough conditions no matter where they were. Life was terribly unfair to them. When life got as bad as it did for immigrants, as anyone would, they wanted to distance themselves from the problems. America seemed like the… View Article

Effect of Immigration Policy on Domestic Workers

The United States is known for being a large and varied country with many different races. In recent years, the number of foreign-born individuals in the U.S. has been increasing noticeably. In fact according to Steven Camarota, in 2010, 40 million people were (legal and illegal) immigrants in the United States (Camarota, 2012). Immigration is… View Article

Immigration Issues in the United States of America

The United States of America (U.S.A) is a country that was founded on immigration. If a surplus of European immigrants would not have made the transatlantic voyage to America, the U.S.A. would more than likely be nonexistent. For centuries foreigners have been flocking to American soil, in search of a fresh start in a safe… View Article

Immigration Policy in Japan in the 21st Century

Introduction The rapid increase in the number of immigrants to Japan during the Heisei era has raised anxieties among Japanese about the future of their country, national identity, and how to manage the influx. There is a muted public discourse about this politically sensitive subject against the backdrop that it has been examined as a… View Article

Laws of Migration

Mr. E.G. Ravenstein established a theory of human migration in the 1880s that still forms the basis for modern migration theory. He called it the “Laws of Migration”, which the books have divided them into three general categories: characteristics of migrants, patterns of migration, and volume of migration. I believe people move for a variety… View Article

America, Stand Up for Justice and Decency

In her article, America, Stand Up… Hernandez talks about how six Mexican farmworkers were beaten and shot to death in southern Georgia. Those six men worked where a normal American could not get paid enough to waste their time doing, and they were killed for their hard earned money. She continued on with the story,… View Article