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Transcript of Immigration
The continuous waves of incoming immigrants have not only enriched the American experience, they have also kept our country young, contributing immensely to this country economically, politically, and culturally.
High School Experience
My strengths & Weaknesses
Not to waste time
Researching and sources
The actions of a few, affect us all
Long and stressing year
“The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources--because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples.”
- Lyndon B. Johnson
5 Year Plan
Researching on immigration has helped me realize that its an important issue
President Obama got a lot of support from the senate to push for legislation, and to fix our broken immigration system
immigration has been a constant source of economic vitality and multi-cultural influences throughout our nation’s history
My friends and I ate here, all the time. Rambo's Tacos
Some of my friends, Alberto, Luis & myself
22% of medical, dental, nursing, and health aides are immigrants
31% of computer software developers—are immigrants
Illegal immigrants are ineligible for public support programs like welfare, unemployment insurance, and food stamps
Contrary to popular belief, less than half (46 %) of all immigrants in the United States are Hispanic or Latino
Immigrants Are Powerful Job Creators
fOR EVERY IMMIGRANT THAT HAS HIGH SKILLS, 2.5 JOBS ARE CREATED FOR American workers
out of 10
The number of the" most" valuable brands worldwide were created by u.s. immigrants
2011, the number of small business
created by immigrants in the U.s.
Reasons Why People Immigrate to the U.S.
IMMIGRANTS AND THE ECONOMY
Total U.S. economic output:
U.S. born: $4,298,840,505,997
Despite being 13% of the population, immigrants comprise 16% of the labor force
immigrants pay between $90 - $140 billion dollars a year in federal, state, and local taxes
70% of immigrants arrive at prime working age and will contribute $500 billion toward our social security system over the next 20 years
Immigrants open more business each year then U.S. born citizens
Special topics in...
No more chicken sandwiches
Won't miss you, hope I pass.
There was an estimated 11.7 million illegal immigrants entering the United States in 2012
Do unauthorized immigrants
increase budget costs for states
or the federal government?
immigrants generally cannot receive benefits from government programs, except immigrant children who receive public education
The majority pay: sales taxes, and property taxes through properties owned or rented
Immigrants pay into Social Security via automatic payroll deductions, they can never claim Social Security benefits.
They contribute more to the system than they take out