Mrs. Tamara McLaughlin
13 March 2015
Immigration is The Bright Future of America
“About 20 percent of all international migrants reside in the United States, which accounts for less than 5 percent of the world’s population” (Nwosu, 2014). The topic immigration is taking so serious in the US that even splits the people into those who support it and those who stand against it. Moreover, nowadays more people stand against immigration and that because of many reasons including the previous struggles that the country had in the past years with Mexico. People shouldn’t deny the fact that immigration is also considered a beneficial source to the US, because it increases the efficiency of the economy, Brings entrepreneurs and scientists, and it also increases the wages and jobs opportunities.
Increasing the efficiency of the economy is one of the ways that immigration could benefits America. As a matter of fact, Immigration boosts economy through filling the shortage of low and high skilled workers. According to the article “Do Immigrants Boost Economic Growth? Yes” 16 percent of US work force account for immigrants, including 24.3 percent of them who are over the age 25 and doesn’t hold more than high school diplomas, compared with no more than 4.8 percent of the native workers who don’t as well. Therefore, these immigrant workers get involve in the agriculture, hospitality, and leisure sectors. In reality, immigrant workers expand and complement the work force, rather than replacing the skills of native workers.
Another wide spread insight about immigrant workers, is that most of them are low skilled workers (which is not wrong), but there is also a part of them that includes engineers, doctors, scientists, economists, physicians, and businessmen who would fill the shortage in the market. Moreover, according to the article “Immigration Benefits America,” Gold states that 40 percent of PhD scientists who work in the US are foreigners....