First World Immigration: To The USA We Go
Furthermore, immigration is actually being referred to as such a key resource associated with human population progress as well as ethnic change all through a lot of American history. In fact, even the social, economic, as well as political aspects related to immigration have brought on certain controversies regarding racial controversies, economic advantages or disadvantages, job opportunities for those who are not immigrants, particular settlement patterns, the impact made upon the upward scale cultural mobility, certain crime-related actions, and even the voting behavior.
As of the year 2006, the entire United States of America allowed more lawful immigrants to be categorized and treated as permanent residents. Moreover, this is more than what any other nation in the whole planet has done. In fact, there was a record-breaking number of one million forty-six thousand five hundred and thirty-nine individuals have been naturalized as U.S. citizens merely in 2008.
Bill Clintonís support
While an increase with the new citizens from various ethnic groups has provided some problems to some sectors. To date, the United States is empowered through its huge population of immigrants, as stated by the former US President, Bill Clinton in the year 1998.
He voiced his support for the immigrants, which includes immigrants from Asian countries as well as Latin America. He also said that the United States has continuously drawn strength as well as heart from wave after wave of racially different immigrants coming from all walks of life. In fact, despite being new to another country, Clinton states that the immigrants have definitely proven to be the most risky, most revolutionary, and also the most hardworking among all people who ever walked the United States.
Low cost airline travel right after the events in the 1960ís facilitated through the entire trip to the United States has largely increased. Yet, migration continues to be a difficult venture as it is still very expensive and also very risky or life-threatening for those who have to cross the border that separates the US and Mexico illegally.
Debates that are on first world immigration
There have been a lot of debates that tackled issues regarding first world immigrations. In fact, it is because of these issues or controversies that there is now a much stricter implementation of rules and regulations, which somehow heighten the barrier that separates US and Mexico.
The people of the United States of America and the members of the Congress were immersed in an argument regarding these kinds of plans. As of April of the year 2010, only a few of these proposals have now turned to law, even if a partial fence that will serve as the border was still installed and authorized.
By Anders Eriksson
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