Immigration-Is It An Issue?
“Freedom and social tolerance, I can't speak for anyone else but that's why I came” she answered. “It's easy to find a place in the world ready to strip you of your rights and make you feel as if you are some sort of inferior mutant when you look to the government, America really is the land of opportunity”. Words of an immigrant to this nation we so casually call home. Her name was Heiwan, or “Eve”, and she came to the states to a pursue a college career and start a new life. Millions of immigrants come to this nation in hopes of having a life worth living, one of which will be of abundances and not inadequacies. Many come legally such as Heiwan, and others enter this countries as illegals, starting the first step of their destiny on the wrong foot. The problem does not lie in the fact that immigrants want to come to America, just the route they take to get here, legally speaking. By having illegal immigrants in this nation, natural-born citizens and naturalized citizens are left to pay the difference in taxes for everyone, stretching their hard earned money to cover the difference in taxes illegals don't pay. As a result school funding and general state funding suffer, and one state had had enough. Arizona passed a law that's goal was to end this illegal invasion by being proactive rather than reactive. It is called SB 1070, long story short it legalizes racial profiling in Arizona in hopes of

stopping what some call this infestation.

This new law, recently passed in Arizona was “intended to work together to discourage and deter the unlawful entry and presence of aliens and economic activity by persons unlawfully present in the United States”
Through this legislation, officers of the law have been granted authority to verify the citizenship of people who see who is a legal citizen and who isn't, upon discretion. As one can see, an act like this can only be assumed as racial profiling which is defined as any police or private...