A made immigration of people with hiv/aids illegal b made hiring illegal aliens an illegal act punishable by fines and prison sentences c decreased the number of immigrants who could enter the united states legally. There are a number of arguments in favor of immigration that specifically apply to the united states of america note that the overall case for open borders is universal employs fairly country-independent arguments. Talking point: illegal is illegal you shouldn't be allowed to stay in the country if you broke the law killer stat: the president is letting up to 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the. The american backlash against refugees is based largely on the fear that a paris-style attack could be replicated in america if the us began to shoulder its burden of the refugee crisis.
Arguments against immigration come across my desk every day but their variety is limited - rarely do i encounter a unique one several times a year i give presentations about these arguments and rebut their points these are the main arguments against immigration and my quick responses to them. Another argument used in favor of immigration controls concerns the american welfare system and its potential abuse by immigrants who migrate into america merely to feed at the public trough of social services. A 22-year ban on hiv-positive foreign nationals from moving to or visiting the united states has ended the us by people living with hiv or aids, of children with hiv, immigration rights.
Now, if emigration helped america's source countries get their own demographic houses in order, or opened up an ecological space that they used to create more sustainable or just societies, a case might be made for continuing to allow mass immigration into the united states. All states/territories have moved to hiv name reporting (in addition to reporting aids cases) where a person's name is reported to the state if they test hiv positive the state then reports the. Today is world aids day -- a day where the world comes together to remember those we've lost to hiv/aids and to recommit ourselves to the international fight against this terrible disease.
There are numerous arguments against illegal immigration but much of it hinges on the idea of what it means to be illegal and its impact on the welfare state first, illegal immigration can put downward pressure on wages for individuals in those sectors that the immigrants will likely to work in. For immigrants travelling to the united states there was a major wave of immigration to the united states during the early 20 th century among which there were many european jews. Over the past few days, the public debate has turned toward the question of syrian refugees i've been wandering around the internet, reading the different arguments people have for refusing to accept refugees, and i have found all of them wanting.
Common argument #6: immigrants will make social security even worse than it is now by collecting more in benefits than they pay into the system your response: well, first of all, undocumented. The 2007 human rights watch report, chronic indifference: hiv/aids services for immigrants detained by the united states, documents cases where hiv treatment was denied, delayed, or interrupted. Illegal immigrants will find their way into the country whether you let them in or not all immigrants, legal or otherwise, seek a better life for themselves, that's the reason they come to the united states. Key points more than one million people are living with hiv in the united states of america (usa) one in seven are unaware of their status the hiv epidemic is driven by sexual contact and is heavily concentrated among certain key populations, in particular gay men and other men who have sex with men.
On behalf of the overwhelming majority of the conservative movement and the american people, let me say, not just 'no,' but 'hell, no' to giving illegal immigrants american citizenship. The aids epidemic, caused by hiv (human immunodeficiency virus), found its way to the united states as early as 1960, but was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in young gay men in los angeles, new york city, and san francisco in 1981. Immigration news selected from other sources the violence of uncertainty — undermining immigrant and refugee health immigrants and refugees in the united states have long faced structural violence due to unequal access to health care. The united states has put tremendous effort and resources ($14 billion per year now) into hiv treatment and has considerable achievements to show for it medicaid covers haart for the poor.