Advantages of Immigration

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The movement by which individuals permanently transfer their place of residence from one country to another is known as immigration. In the early settlement of the United States of America, many people migrated from all over the world to this country. There were no immigration laws or any restrictions on anyone to migrate to this country until 1900s since the United States lacked population problems. As a matter of fact, immigrants, as both laborers and consumers, increased the country's wealth. Having a great deal of immigrants from all around the world, the United States continued its economic and social growth. In the meantime, along with economical, industrial, and technological growth, the United States started having population growth from its own population. Historian Marian L. Smith states, "The Supreme Court declared that regulation of immigration is a Federal responsibility. Thus, as the number of immigrants rose in the 1880s and the economic conditions of some areas worsened, congress began to issue immigration legislation" (1). Unlike two hundred years ago, migrating to this country at the present time is very tough since the immigration law is very strict. The U.S immigration law is one of the m

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