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you know that 3.5% of our country’s national population consists of people
living among us without legal permits? The Mexican immigrants make up almost
half of the population, 49% to be precise. States like Texas, California, New
Jersey, New York, Florida, and Illinois alone, take up to 60% of this
immigrants. In the U.S labor force 5.1% consists of the people without the
permits and among the students at least 7% of them live with a parent who is in
the country illegally (Krogstad et al.).
very high number of these unpermitted immigrants is recorded having been
involved in various crimes throughout the country. Among these offenses is
sexual abuse cases which 7% of the immigrants were convicted and sentenced to
serve a term in the federal prison. 9% of murders and 30% of crimes related to
kidnappings. These statistics are according to the report presented by the U.S
sentencing commission as at 2013. ("Voices: How Violent Are Undocumented
may be time for people to learn that their security is important and the need
to report any mischievous activities in their area of residence. Particularly
when it comes to new families joining a community.
neighborhood can only be safe if everyone is responsible and a collaborative
approach to security may be the only way that will ensure the rate of crime has
been completely eradicated. It would only be appropriate for a resident to
report a crime or suspicious family has joined the neighborhood. Reporting the
issue to the authorities would ensure that they can keep the country safe
("Voices: How Violent Are Undocumented Immigrants?")
need to be educated on the importance of their security. It can be done through
newspapers, mass media, billboards and any other means possible to reach
everyone in the community. The education will help people to be cautious about
who they are living with and who is joining the community.
should be given platforms to report any suspicious activities around them. The
activities range from drug dealings, new people in the area who they don’t
understand and even crimes happening. It will help keep the states safe for its
citizens because they come first.
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process of educating people may consume a lot of time and money because it
needs communication through different media. It may range from mass media,
newspapers, advertisements all around the country which may not be that
important considering people report when a crime happens.
individuals in question may only be interested in getting jobs and not getting
into any problems with the neighbors or the authorities. They may be harmless
considering that 5.1% of the labor force is made up by these people. The people
are a great contribution to the economy of the country as they put their skills
into working for our nation ("Voices: How Violent Are Undocumented
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there is that percentage that this person may be harmful. Considering this, if
they are not reported, they may cause damage to the society where they may be
involved in drug trafficking, terrorism and other ill ventures which may cause
diverse effects like loss of lives.
of these families are large, and you may find that only one or two people in
the family are formally employed. The two employed may however not wish to work
where they will be spotted as foreigners who do not have the legal documents.
They end up finding jobs that are not well paying. They might not be able to
support the whole family and as a result, the other family member may be
involved in criminal activities just to contribute to the survival of the
little as the percentage of the illegal immigrants may sound, they present a
grave danger to the American people. If no steps are taken to regulate them,
they might end up occupying the country. The citizens matter a lot because they
are in their country. Even if its 1% insecurity caused by the immigrants, it
would at least be 1% safe if the criminals were reported and brought to justice
or even be deported back to their country.
of this country need to be educated on the need to report crime cases or any
suspicious activities in the neighborhood, planned immigration, and new
identities. The response will help prevent cases of in securing in the country.
The immigrants who have already been granted citizenship need to be monitored
to keep them from smuggling their family member into the country. Instead, they
should be encouraged to follow the right way of entering and obtaining
citizenship for the country.
Krogstad, Jens et al. "5 Facts About Illegal Immigration In The U.S.". Pew Research
Center. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 June 2016.
"Voices: How Violent Are Undocumented Immigrants?". USA TODAY. N.p., 2016. Web.
21 June 2016.
"Examples Of Serious Crimes By Illegal Aliens". Fairus.org. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 June