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To those who pit Americans against immigrants citizens against non-citizens to those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty my message is this Your tactics only erode our national unity and diminish our resolve said Ashcroft to the Senate Judiciary Committee Americans derive their strength from their ability to adapt to the unfamiliar to become a thriving body whose constituents are all vital ingredients in one super-recipe Our United States prides itself on its multi-faceted culture and at least in theory welcomes with open arms every new addition as an opportunity for another unique perspective yet another innovative outlook Lady Liberty who stands triumphantly at our countrys entrance says Give me your tired your poor your huddled masses yearning to breathe free The wretched refuse of your teeming shore Send these the homeless tempest-tossed to me Both Anna Quindlens article and a myriad of other sources support the notion that immigrants contrary to the average-joes popular opinion contribute immensely to our economy do not pose any serious threat to national security and behave in just the same manner as our forefathers did when they first arrived to this free tolerant community Taxes welfare the improvement of foreign economy at US expense and unemployment are all cited as purely economic reasons that immigrants are a burden to our country Anyone who tries to justify an argument against new peoples coming to our country with the foundation of one of these topics as an argument is simply feeding the public lies Immigrants DO pay taxes in the form of income property sales and taxes at the federal and state level a range of field studies find that immigrants pay between 90 and 140 billion a year in taxes undocumented immigrants pay income taxes as well as evidenced by the Social Security Administrations suspense filewhich grew by 20 billion between 1990 and 1998 Furthermore the vast majority of immigrants do not seek out an American
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