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Madison Thompson
11/14 Discussion
Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:49pm
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I am so stressed about this paper and I really hope once I start my research I will be able to figure out how to write it. My final topic for this paper is: the US government should not provide illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. The main points I am going to try to make are, providing a path citizenship is granting these illegal immigrants a reward for crossing our borders illegally, which is a crime. By providing them a path to citizenship, we would be rewarding these immigrants for breaking our laws and eventually being given the same rights as US citizens. Another point I am going to make is that by allowing these illegal immigrants a path to citizenship would cost trillions in the long run because majority of foreigners would need to start their lives using government assistance and not paying high taxes like wealthier citizens. To support these points, I plan on using the information on the ECU library databases that is not biased in either direction so I can form my own opinion while learning about the opposition’s argument as well. Unfortunately, I know I will most likely use Google at some point because I know I will get stuck and need some more ideas. I am going to try to look at new articles from both sides of the spectrum to make my paper as unbiased as possible. Thinking about this paper, I know right away my biggest challenge is going to be putting all my thoughts together in a well-written and intelligent way. I feel like I am going to find a lot of great information but putting it all together in a smooth way is going to be tough. Once I start writing I am afraid I will lose my train of thought and start discussing things that aren’t related to my topic because I will be so heated about my side. Overall, I think once I get my thoughts together and figure out my intro with my thesis, I will be able to write this paper with minimal roadblocks, hopefully.


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