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History of US Immigration

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The history of US immigration is viewed in four periods: the colonial period, the mid-19th century, 20th century, and post-1965 eras. Each era has brought different races and ethnicities to the US.

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Probably the most infamous case happened on July 1, 1991. New York Yankees @ Chicago White Sox. Andy Hawkins pitched an unofficial no-hitter in a 4-0 loss for the Yankees (he pitched for the visiting team in a game which the home team won and only pitched 8 innings. MLB defines a no-hitter with a p…
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The child is automatically a U.S. citizen. I am a U.S. citizen and my husband is an illegal Mexican alien and we have two kids. Our children are U.S. citizens. As long as a chid is born in the U.S. they are citizens.
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Irish history timeline For a timeline of the history of Ireland that begins in 10,000 BC, please go to the rootsweb.com link to the right. 'Irish History Links' also provides a detailed timeline for this period. You can find a comprehensive Timeline of Irish history on Wikipedia. http://en.wikip…
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The Irish came to America to get out of Ireland. Until recently Ireland was one of the poorest places in Western Europe (because of interference from Britain). In America, the Irish found a home that tolerated the Roman Catholic religion, and provided jobs and opportunities that were otherwise lacki…
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im Irish not Irish American so not the best judge but I would point out the following:Ice Hockey originates from hockey which comes from hurling, the best field sport in the world which is still very popular especially in the southern half of Ireland.800 years of oppresion leads to a genuine belief …
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Like millions of other Europeans the reasons were three-fold: poverty (the principal cause, from 1847 onwards), political and religious persecution - begun mostly by Scots/Irish presbyterians from 1700 to 1800, and finally the sense of adventure, exploration, etc. ...there was also hundreds of tho…
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yes! in the 1700s as presbyterian religious refugees. from 1845 to 1850 as a direct result of the great famine. from 1850 to 1930 - periodically due to domestic economic conditions. from 1950 to 1990 for economic reasons.
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The reason the founding fathers chose Philadelphia as the location for the constitution convention was because it was right in the middle of the original colonies and it was the most convenient place for it to take place.
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Immigration records for major U.S. ports have been kept on a regular basis since 1820. These include: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans. Others, such as Mobile and Galveston began keeping records later in the nineteenth century, while western ports (San Francisco and Seattle…
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"PUSH" FACTORS Large population increases meant many traditional communities in Eastern Europe were becoming too crowded. Severe persecution meant many people fled to America to escape. Poverty and famine drove also drove many to the U.S.A where the economy was booming. "PULL" FACTORS There were pl…
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Europeans moved to the Eastern Seaboard at first, before the American Revolution. Afterwards some moved to Canada, depending on their loyalty to Britain. Later waves of Europeans came to America due to conditions in their native lands.. Economic opportunity, religious freedom, famine in Ireland, pol…
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Immigrating to New Jersey, or any of the 12 colonies, had the main advantage of freedom of religion. Particularly, Protestants were not (ostensibly persecuted) and migrants from England were not obligated to swear fealty to the Church of England. As for New Jersey, there was plenty of open/usable fa…
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Some social forces were evolutionary teachings like social darwinism. It justified competition and struggle between European countries. These countries each thought they were the best, the 'fittest' and deserved most of the world.
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Hello! I was looking for the same thing for about three hours! Then i found this web site that has a lot of positives on immigration. It was written by E.G. Ross you might find it usefull. I did! here is the website its long sorry. http://www.objectiveamerican.com/toa/getbest.cfm?id=1069 I hope it h…
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the Northend has been home to many cultures but the Italians started to populate the area in the 1920s. The reason, I believe, is that cultures come to an area like Boston or where ever and live near each other for security and comfort. The North End was an entry community for immigrants in Boston.…
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In the early 1900's Portuguese immigrants went to work in Canada in the fishing industry. Most of the Portuguese immigrants settled in parts of eastern Canada, like Novia Scotia.
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Answer They came in 1800s somtime....the movie Gangs of New York acutally tells alot about it, most of the IrishAmericans come from New Jersey or New york.
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America has a history of acceptance and tolerance towards people who choose to immigrate to this country. The United States came to be known as "the land of opportunity" because people were free to work hard and succeed here.Many of us forget that this country was built and populated by immigrants s…
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Comments About LEGAL Immigration Although there doesn't seem to be any pros for letting in more immigrants, we have to remember we all come from immigrants. Our U.S. culture is built on that of many countries. What makes the United States great is the diversity, which is only possible with immigrati…
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Answer Firstly, the person has to gain Canadian Immigration resident status, and their having been an illegal in the USA will NOT be in their favour. Secondly, the USA is under no obligation to allow entry to someone who was previously illegal in the USA, regardless of their Immigration status i…
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Answer In a republican form of government, elected representatives are responsible for the government operation and are also responsible to those citizens who elected them. The Founding Fathers did not establish a pure democracy within the Constitution of the United States. They provided for indi…
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Generally, Americans have mix feelings towards lager numbers of immigrates. How Americans react to an increase in immigration is generally negative.
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Individually, America's Founders were by many contemporary standards 'elitists,' if not in necessarily negative ways. As a group, the Founders combined respect for elitism and pluralism in their remarkably original political ideas -- and in the structuring and divisions of the 'grand experiment' of …
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I don't think so.
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Helped build the Intercontinental Railway. Answer #2Go to this website for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Americans
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cultural effects of immigration: americanization. which isn't nessicarily a bad thing. It seems though that the parents of children here stay strong to the way that they were raised, their culture. it's their children that become accustomed to the American ways, and some what lazy. Many of them even…
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The Mayflower was the ship that brought the original Pilgrims to America.
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There were several reasons why people came to the English colonies in New England. This occurred mostly in the 1600s and was due mostly to the following reasons: - Anglicans, a group of religious extremists who believed in eliminated most recreational aspects of English life, wanted to live in a …
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The USA does NOT prohibit LEGAL immigration. If a person follows the Immigration Act rules, and makes a proper application, with the proper paperwork and has the minimum required education and job skills, they wil be CONSIDERED as a potential immigrant to the USA. ILLEGAL immigrants, who attem…
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For most of the 18th and 19th centuries, there was no comprehensive record keeping. Individual ship's captains did keep passenger manifests, but they were under no legal obligation to do so. When people landed in the USA there was no system to keep track of them. After the American Civil War en…
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They immigrate to the US because of the freedoms that the nation was founded on, of Life, and the pursuit of Happiness. Freedoms not granted by a ruler, judge or even a nation. but by God the creator of mankind. It was founded on these principals but man has perverted these freedoms and so we are in…
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Approximately 36 million (legal and illegal). Compare that with the entire population of the US which is approximately 300,960,000 and it's difficult to imagine how it is possible that illegal immigrants are taking over the country as some people claim.
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The Irish gave America that famous dish of hash browns.The places that sold them were known as hash houses.The hash is a mixture of corned beef and potatoes,hope this helps
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Throughout the 1800s, most of the world's Jews lived in Eastern Europe. Although their rights were not the same as those in Western Europe there were signs of improvement in the middle of the century. This optimism halted abruptly in 1881 when violent pogroms erupted after the assassination of Tsar …
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Answer 1 Absolutley not! Answer 2 no Answer 3 Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907: "In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exac…
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To be free from the loyalists and have their own relgionThe first English to come to North America were looking, like Columbus, for a route to China (via the North-West Passage).
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to live and to love
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they brought us an ecominic help, because they will work for less then the average wage to help procure our wine fomr our vinyards in califronia.
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around 1800 thomas malthus said in an essay that Britain's population was growing faster than food production. when the move towards large scale scientific farming put many agricultural workers out of work, these workers started moving to highly industrial countries such as the united states, lookin…
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Ellis Island closed for Immigration functions on 29 November, 1954, however, its use had declined substantially for decades before that. After WWI it was usedmore as a detention center than an inspection center, as Visas were required after wWI and Visas were obtained at the point of origin so most …
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The reason it is said that immigrants built the US, is because it is true. Although the Native Americans contributed greatly in many aspects of US society (mostly with their lives and culture), they are the only authentic non immigrants in the US. Every other US citizen born has within their geneolo…
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Answers 1. As economic migrants. 2. To flee religious persecution (or discrimination). 3. As political refugees. 4. Some people who had disgraced themselves in Europe went to the New World to make a fresh start. 5. Until about 1820 many European countries were reluctant to meet the cost of keepi…
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Report it to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement,To report suspicious activity 1-866-347-2423.ICE does not accept nor act upon anonymous "tips" or reports, unless they correspond with information already on file.The person filing the complaint should be prepared to disclose their identity and sp…
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The MayFlowersanta maria and the pinta The Santa Maria and the Pinta were part of Christopher Columbus' ships. The Pilgrims all traveled in the Mayflower.
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2 boat loads landed in Georgia.most of which where penal colonies. Go to Google and type in "the great potatoe famine"
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ImmigrationI think that is just a matter of opinion, i think that it has, imigration has made America more open and we are not all the same, this helps us have different opinions and veiws on things.
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If one migrates to a foreign country it's usually a disadvantage to have a name that is difficult to pronounce for people in the new country - for example, the kind of name that is written with clusters of 3-5 consonants. However, it takes much more than a change of name if one is to avoid persecuti…
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The Chinese came to America because they felt they lacked opportunity in China, and they also came to the Americas to acquire vast knowledge about scientific achievements in the Americas. Another main reason is they felt that they had more opportunities in the Americas. They also came because of th…
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the majority of Irish immigrants settled in the major cities of the east coast - this was closer to their point of arrival, and also the source of a great deal of work. most preferred not to work in agriculture as this was deemed to hold the risk of famine and or poverty - the main cause most left I…
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They came by ship in the 17th century.
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The Positives of Immigration Say you lived in a war torn country if you immigrated to North America form that war torn place, it would be a positive move.
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The Immigration Act of 1924 (Johnson-Reed Act) included the National Origins Act, and Asian Exclusion Act. It was a US federal law that limited the number of immigrants allowed to enter the US.The number of eligible immigrants was set at 2% of the number of people from that country who were already …
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They didn't. The 20th century saw an exodus from Spain to more developed countries where work was available.
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Many people say different things, some say from Iberia (northern Spain) as Gaels believed they were descendants of Milesians, sons of Míl Espáine. Others believe that the Irish descend from a sunken island off the west coast of Ireland, called Tír na nÓg or goes by many names like Hy Brasil. I t…
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they wanted to pwn indians
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Ellis Island officially opened as an immigration station on January 1, 1892.
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low wages and high taxes :)
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No.Illegal immigrants are subject to deportation with or without a criminal conviction.Permanent resident status and naturalized citizenship can be revoked if the circumstances warrant and the convicted person can be deported to his or her country of origin and permanently banned for applying for re…
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The Japanese immigrated to America for a couple reasons. it was getting crowded in japan there was no political freedom in japan more land to farm in America better paying job opportunities
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Italians immigrated to the United States because there was poverty, bad wages, high taxes, and overcrowding. In the north there was a spread of pellagra, which causes you to go insane and then die. And in the south there was malaria, which was once just on the coastline but due to all the deforestat…
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The Irish encountered many people name calling them and finding a well payed job also many people immigrated because of the California Gold Rush.
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Archives, bookstores, cultural organizations, libraries, museums, and websites are where photos of Italian immigrants can be found. Illustrated books on Italians leaving Italy and settling in Australia and the United States of America can be accessed from circulating and non-circulating collections …
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Because during the famine people in Ireland where desperate to have food. They decided to go to to America to find jobs and earn wages so they could buy more food.
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Mercantilism (the policy of wanting to control markets, raw materials and production in order to ensure a positive trade balance for a country) and imperialism ( the policy of wanting to extend a country's influence or rule over other countries).
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Irish Immigrants came to the United States in the early part of the 19th century because there was the Potato Famine in Ireland. This caused starvation and forced the Irish to immigrant to another place. This place was the US. Additionally, the Northeastern part of the US including New York City off…
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As a relatively recent immigrant group, most Vietnamese Americans are either first- or second-generation Americans. They have the lowest distribution of people with more than one race among the major Asian American groups. As many as one million people who are five years and older speak Vietnamese a…
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Their are a couple by pleasnt ave...i live on 115th by 1 ave in the Jefferson projects ain't none in that area though at all...
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In the times when immigration was heavy, America was a blossoming country, and was said to be the best place to live. It was thought that America had land and jobs to share and that is why America was a popular place to immigrate to. In the case of why the Irish specifically came, it was most proba…
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The U.S. issued The Emergency Quota Act of 1921 which limited the total number of immigrants allowed into the country. It also favored immigrants from western Europe. So the change was that instead of all immigrants coming in at once, it was limited. This affected the U.S. because, simply, it caused…
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The Great Migration refers to the movement of African Americans from the South to the urban North, between 1916 and 1970.
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People Immigrate to another country to have a better life. Some people immigrate for the following reasons: Work Adventure/Change in lifestyle fleeing their country been on holiday decided to stay or simply join family because they can u dumcrack Excuse me, you´re the dumb crack. Learn to spell, …
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During the 1920's many people came to the United States from Europe. Most of the immigrants came from Germany and Denmark during the 1920's to escape the growing oppression in their countries.
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Some people immigrate to North America looking for a better life, especially more freedom.
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A "paper son" is a term used for young Chinese immigrants coming to the United States prior to 1944 who claimed to be a son of a citizen but were, in fact, sons on paper only. The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the only law in American history to deny citizenship or entry based upon a specific n…
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Italians came to America for the same reasons that every other ethnic group came: a better life. Rumors were rampant that the streets of America were paved with gold, everyone was rich, and life was at the highest standard. They hoped to leave behind sad memories, gain religious freedom, and have ri…
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Pros of ImmigrationSome of the positives to immigration are:gives people a place to go when times are hard in their own countryincreases the diversity of the countryimmigrants fill low wage jobsimproves the overall image of the US
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because it can
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clean because there small hands could fit anywhere
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Yes, the United States receives the highest number of immigrants each year.
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Until commercial aviation became widely available to the internationally traveling public in the late-1940s after the end of World War II, all immigrants from other continents traveled to America on ships. While steam began to propel passenger ships in the mid-19th century, sail-driven ships contin…
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Some people believe that immigration is bad because it can endanger the jobs of those already living in the US, and that it can lead to drug trafficking.
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for a better life, which included making more money, bigger land given to you by the government, and a new start in life.
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HE VISITED AMERICA IN 1921..came to America in 1933 but didn't become a citizen in 1940...:)
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They worked on the railroads and helped economics
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Source: http://www.stateofflorida.com/Florida became a U. S. territory in 1821; its first territorial governor was Andrew Jackson. It became the 27th state admitted to the Union on March 3, 1845.REDROBINSSS..........yuum...
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U.S. immigration law is very complex, and there is much confusion as to how it works. The Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA), the body of law governing current immigration policy, provides for an annual worldwide limit of 675,000 permanent immigrants, with certain exceptions for close family m…
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Answer by boat.
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Italians like all other European immigrants came to America looking for a better opportunity in life. Specifically, they came for better economic opportunities.
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Ellis island was problaly established as the gateway so that the immigrants on the ship could be check before entering us territory.
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20 Million immigrants passed through Ellis Island before its closing in 1954
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Nazi persecution drove many extremely talented people to the US.
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Italy is a member of the European Union. This means that all EU citizens (that is citizens of a European Union member country) have the right to live and work in Italy. Citizens of other countries have to apply for a work and residence permit. This will be judged based on the skills and qualificati…
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b/c we move from one place to another place.
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Answer: They either got a passport to transfer or already lived in Texas or even had to cross the border.
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The idea to answering that question is in Economics. Actually, the important concept is not about illegal immigrants contributing to the US, it's about how illegal immigrants from another country can contribute to any country. For example, illegal immigrants can contribute to US, and in another coun…
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