This is true of at least, some of the Americans, if not all who want to close down nation’s borders to help the immigrants stay out of the US.
Natives forget that even they are second or Third Generation Immigrants
The fact that every US citizen needs to ponder over and remember is that every single US native is, indeed, an immigrant or at least having descended from immigrant. Hence, the notion of not allowing immigrants into the US is absolutely illogical.
Those who cant stand immigration into the US adopt double standards saying they just want to put an end to illegal immigrants seeking entry into the US. Meanwhile, there are others too who are not just opposed to illegal immigrants but immigration of any type, so to say. And what they want to pretend of themselves by restricting immigration into the US is their patriotism towards their nation.
Natives even Dislike Immigrants of their Communities
The hatred or the dislike for new immigrants is not just from the native Americans, even the Indians settled in the US after seeking immigration to America a few years back are also deadly against arrival of new immigrants into the US.
Presently, a large number of immigrants in the US are from nations including China, India, Mexico, South Korea, the Philippines, Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Vietnam. And majority of immigrants arriving in the US are in search of better opportunities afforded by the US even though that means surviving lots of hardships.
It has been noticed that majority of immigrants in the US are highly successful in their new homes and are contributing towards the US economy in a great way.
The point which we need to learn is that we need to celebrate immigration in the US and hope that all who immigrate to the US continue to stay in this land of great opportunities.
The reason is that any nation benefits from immigration not in one but in multiple ways through amalgamation of new ideas, beliefs, culture and customs from various corners of the world.