Why do Americans have a problem with people who immigrate illegally to their country?

It is common sense. Even animals do this! If there is no food or water or shelter then the animals immigrate. Same thing with people who want a better life. People who live in the U.S.A have no idea what's it like to live in such place where the government is corrupt and half of the people are extremely rich and the other half are poor. Here in the USA you can survivive on minimum wage and in mexico minimum wage is enough for just food. So why be offensive to them instead of taking them and giving them a better life.

Asked By: - 12/25/2012
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First, we are not animals. second, they take our jobs, clog our hospitals, and suck our government dry with welfare.
Answered By: Guess Who - 12/25/2012
Additional Answers (15)
Criminal migrants need to be deported before they completely decimate this nation.
Answered By: Psychobenzaprine - 12/25/2012
Nothing wrong with immigrating legal or not they come to work and take low paying jobs even i see nothing wrong with that aleast most immigrants want to work and make a better living
Answered By: Skilled Latino - 12/25/2012
Well when there's barely enough jobs to keep our LEGAL citizens working, what makes you think we can just let in every person needing help?
Answered By: Robert - 12/25/2012
Immigration is a complicated issue, but the short answer is this... More
Answered By: Rich the average guy - 12/25/2012
When all the immigrants move to America they need jobs to support themselves. That takes jobs away from the people that were born here and are actually legal. There are people out there that can't find jobs because they don't have a degree or a diploma and the only jobs they can get are taken by immigrants. So they... More
Answered By: PackFan - 12/25/2012
Americans have a problem when capitalism bites back. It's pure capitalism to hire someone who will work harder, longer, for less pay. Someone you don't have to document or pay for their health insurance. Why Hire someone with a degree and pay them 94k a year + benefits? when you can hire an illegal to do the same job... More
Answered By: random fierce hyena - 12/25/2012
I really don't know...I know people will say that their is a legal way to enter our country but if your family was starving or in danger would you really worry about what is legal or do the moral thing and find a safe place for your family..the only thing that I wish they would send back to Mexico is Chihuahuas..I hate... More
Answered By: Sassy_Cajun - 12/25/2012
your sentiments are fine, but they make no sense. our nation is a nation of laws and maintaining order so that we all can enjoy the freedoms guaranteed us by the constitution. people coming into this country aren't the problem unless they show up and are not part of us...they are separate, without contributing... More
Answered By: alcory11 - 12/25/2012
It is not just the USA where there is a problem with illegal immigration. Here in the UK, we are inundated with the dregs of Eastern Europe and the Middle East. I have no problem with LEGAL migrants, but parasites who arrive in the back of trucks and then scrounge off the State without contributing towards it in any... More
Answered By: Old Folkie - 12/25/2012
Reed, stop the bleeding heart campaign. Illegals are allowed here for one reason: To Change America. In the last ten years, Mexico has raised minimum wage by 300%; has 1/2 the unemployment rate of the U S; its economic growth rate is over 7% (U S is 1.3%); has a well trained workforce, modern workforce; most illegals... More
Answered By: Gregg - 12/25/2012
true about the animals ...but they dont rob steal and cheat and bring drugs into the US....
Answered By: Frank - 12/25/2012
Move a few into your house and get back to me about this, you do take in every stray animal that shows up at your door, don't you? That is your answer.
Answered By: Arthur Eyetis - 12/25/2012
I don't know...maybe for the same reason YOU would have a problem with 20 extra people just moving into your home because they felt like it. You should have no problem taking them and giving them a better life...right?
Answered By: Jan - 12/25/2012
Perhaps because their forefathers did it legally...?
Answered By: TSK - 12/27/2012
I'm going to keep this answer short & sweet (as I'm cooking some veggies. Well when there's barely enough jobs to keep our LEGAL citizens working, what makes you think we can just let in every person needing help? I'm now off to audition for a role as a drummer. wish me luck everyone!
Answered By: Havivah - 12/29/2012
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