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    As a second generation American, I view this country as a place of opportunity.  The United States is a country built entirely by immigrants, earning it the title, the Melting Pot, and it is the duty as an

    Immigration shapes America

    As a second generation American, I view this country as a place of opportunity.  The United States is a country built entirely by immigrants, earning it the title, the Melting Pot, and it is the duty as an American...

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    • Nice points Eric, I agree that immigration is a core part of America. The fact that in 10 years there will be over 11 million jobs created really surprised me. Immigration definitely would help fill those jobs. It’s kind of ironic that America is called a melting pot when right now immigration is being cut down on but that could change with a new president, who knows. Overall nice writing.

    • Cool post Eric, I like how you brought up statistics on immigration but I wish that you would have elaborated on the negatives of immigration. It would have been much better if you had talked about drug and crime rates before and after immigration as well as how the jobs of non-immigrants are affected. Overall good post.

    • I agree with what you said Eric, immigration is the core of America. Most people here had family that came from another country. America is a melting pot so many people come from all around the world. My parents came for another country because in this country if you work hard you can accomplish any of your dreams. I think many people also to to America for the same reason.

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