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16herdmanr
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Theonlyme
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Illegal Immigration: Good or Bad for the Economy

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/9/2015 Category: Economics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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16herdmanr

Con

Recently, I have been doing a lot of research on the topic of Illegal Immigration and the effect is has on the United States economy. Being from the state of Kansas, most of the people that I am around typically are not big fans of illegal immigrants. They take jobs, they commit lots of crimes, and they are illegally working here.
I however am a more objective person, with an anti-Illegal Immigration viewpoint that is more economical than anything. Illegals have been sending tons and tons of money out of the United States. The Center for Immigration Study says that Illegals send $25 billion in remittance money out of the United States every year. And if the average American family only makes between $40 thousand and $48 thousand, you've got the equivalent of thousands of American families yearly incomes being shipped out of the US.
Another thing. Illegals also have access to public services that are funded by citizens tax dollars. These public services include hospitals, schools, prisons, etc. Under current law, all unlawful immigrant households together have an aggregate annual deficit of around $54.5 billion according to heritage.org
These factors lead me to conclude that Illegal Immigrants are a real strain on our economy, and the American taxpayer.
Theonlyme

Pro

Immagrtion has been a big help in the ecconomy so far look at some people in canada that have became a big help to the country it may be illegal but is it truely bad
Debate Round No. 1
16herdmanr

Con

How has this been a big help? Give me some evidence.
Theonlyme

Pro

Theonlyme forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
16herdmanr

Con

I guess I better post something.
Theonlyme

Pro

Theonlyme forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by SideArmsAreNeeded 1 year ago
SideArmsAreNeeded
This debate should have been handled better. One side of the argument has no evidence to back him up. Please only accept the debate if you are willing to do the research, and back up your argument.

P.s. Theonlyme, a bit of correct grammar wouldn't kill you.
Posted by Theonlyme 1 year ago
Theonlyme
Acculy nah illegal immagration is bad f
you chang asians
Posted by 16herdmanr 1 year ago
16herdmanr
Illegal immigrants make up about 25% of prison populations in the Southwest
That means that 5% of the population commits 25% of the crimes.
Posted by 8elB6U5THIqaSm5QhiNLVnRJA 1 year ago
8elB6U5THIqaSm5QhiNLVnRJA
The only crime most illegal immigrants commit is the illegal immigration.
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Vote Placed by lannan13 1 year ago
lannan13
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