Immigration is the poor man’s escape, and here, it is not mentioned with a sarcastic note.
It is indeed practical to work abroad, especially if you do not see any improvement in your country’s economic landscape.
Families do not have to leave if the country is safe for them and their children.
Despite immigration being a normal practice, the issue all boils down to the government not doing anything to address the situation.
[tags: deportation, illegal immigrants, family] - Americans believe that illegal immigrants are freeloaders they come to the United States to use our Social Services.
Let’s define Social Services, “organized welfare efforts carried on under professional auspices by trained personnel (dictionary.com, 2011, para.1).” Examples of Social Services are Housing which is Government subsidized and public housing, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid and Medicare, and Social Security Payments for the elderly, disabled, qualifying children of the deceased, etc....Immigration is oftentimes seen as an act of courage.Living abroad can be daunting for a newcomer because he becomes exposed to a different culture.Now, it is not that easy to migrate to the United States or to Europe.There are certain parameters to be observed, and a lot of papers to prepare. There should be a more stringent policy on immigration.The most common reason for immigration is the continuous search for a better life abroad, making immigration seem like the poor man’s escape.There are so many reasons why people migrate to other countries.Why do they spend time preparing their papers and getting that flight to other countries and beyond? Immigration does not have to be the poor man’s escape if the government provides enough jobs for everyone.Breadwinners do not have to work abroad if they find high-paying jobs in their own country.And who would be at the receiving end of this socio-political turmoil but the poor?This is why countries have resorted to reviewing their laws on immigration.