Legal to Illegal Immigration
• Why do people immigrate legally or Illegally?
• Should we restrict or allow immigration?
• Do immigrants threaten our culture? security?
• How should immigration of illegal’s be reformed?
Should it be reformed?
WHAT IS THE TERM “HUDDLED MASSES”?
• GUEST WORKER
• Where do people immigrate?
• Bordering nation
• Other parts of the same nation
• To where the jobs are/may be
• Where they are accepted
World wide areas of note
Central America to Mexico to the United States
Mid Asia to the Balkans to Western Europe
Cycle throughout Asia
Africa to Western Europe or United States
• WHY PEOPLE IMMIGRATE
• To escape an abusive government/regime
• To reunite with family
• To seek better jobs/lives for family
• To escape persecution/refugees
• To take advantage of systems/Institutions;
Pros and Cons with Immigration
– Not all countries can lend support; strain
– Acceptance may not be tolerated
– Creates a “push-pull” factor
New ideas are shared; created
Vacant spots are created; filled
Economies may be jolted to create
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO CHANGE HOW EMPLOYERS HIRE?
• Do all immigrants become citizens? Why not? Why
would you? Benefits?
• If you were to immigrate to another country where would
you choose? Why? Would there be issues?
• Are all immigrants illegal? Legal?
• Do all immigrants want to live in the country they
• Do immigrants take “our jobs” Where? How? Explain
• Does the government allow “guest workers? Why?
• Can immigration be a positive issue? How?
• Should illegal immigrants be deported?
READINGS OF PACKET
• POINTS TO RECOGNIZE…
• ARE WE A MELTING POT OR A CAESAR SALAD?
• TOTAL AMENSTY OR W/CONDITIONS?
• CONDITIONS: JOB/ENGLISH PROFIENCY/CRIMINAL
• IF REFORMS PASS, THEN…
• WHO WILL PAY? IND.? STATE? FEDERAL? HOW MUCH?
• HOW WILL IT DONE? WHERE? TIME LIMITS? PENALTIES?
• RECORDS? WHO’LL KEEP ‘EM?
• Why is there human trafficking?
• Who uses human trafficking?
• How does it compare to mid-18th century
• What are the costs? And how can it be
Difference between Migrants/Trafficked
• Difference between Migrants/Trafficked
• Migrants consent and are often transported to another
• Migrants tend to go to a destination; not abused
• Those who are trafficked tend to be deceived, abused,
and are in transient mode.
• The three “D’S”: Dirty-Dangerous-difficult type of jobs
• Jobs tend to be: sex trade-factory labor-farm labor
• Where and What…
• Russia/Southern Europe to Central Europe
• Thailand/Vietnam to India
• Mexico to U.S./Central Am. To Mexico
• Central Africa to West Africa
• Organized crime; Drug Cartels-corruption
• It’s low risk/Laws are weak worldwide
• The focus is on the other harder crimes
• The costs is in ruined human lives