The growing numbers of illegal immigrants have always been a problem for the authorities, the fraudulent practices taken up by them hampers the smooth functioning of the country’s immigration system. Recently such immigrants have given way to many kinds of problem such as over population, unemployment and frauds.
Problems caused by Illegal Immigrants :
The illegal immigrants have also been threat to the American society, as they try to stay illegally in the country and take benefits. Such practices affect the Americans in negative ways; they are deprived off their rights and have to share benefits with non-deserving ones.
Primarily such immigrants are one of the major causes of rising unemployment among the Americans; they are taking up jobs at very low rates leaving the natives unemployed.
Secondly now they are playing with the lives of American children, destroying their future with fraud and the identity thefts. The illegal immigrants are particularly eyeing the children and stealing off their children Social Security numbers and living with it without being detected for years. Since the children don’t use it for employment, credit and other purposes therefore get unnoticed at times. This process is posing a threat to their individuality and the social benefits children should get from the government.
Harmful effect of Social Security number theft:
According to the experts the use of stolen Social Security numbers is done to get the employment by such immigrants. Such practices can harm the kid’s lives adversely affecting his/her future employment opportunities.
Cause for such Theft:
It has been found that around forty percent of the illegal immigrants belongs to visa overstays category, so to maintain themselves they have to get work , and to find it legally they steal of kid’s social security number and avail working opportunities as the kid won’t be using it in near future hence, they go undetected.
Solution to this problem:
According to the experts making E-verification compulsory can be one of the brightest possible solutions to catch the offenders. As this system seems to be most convenient, accurate and provides with the actual detail of the person, its resident’s status and other important information. Even the employers are in favor to encourage this step as much of 3, 60,000 employers have been found favoring the proposal. They are planning to prepare a system that matches name of the person, date of birth and Social Security number, in case any fails, employers will not hire the person seeking employment.