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Illegal immigration is the migration of people into a country in violation of the immigration laws of that country or the continued residence without the legal right to live in that country.
Poverty, overpopulation, family reunification, asylum, deprivation of citizenship, education.
There are three main methods of illegal immigration: illegal border crossing, overstaying visa, sham marriages.
Problems faced by illegal immigrants are: lack of access to services, slavery, kidnapping and ransoms, sexual exploitation, exploitation of labour, injury and illness, or even death.
40% of illegal migrant households have incomes above the poverty line.
45% of illegal migrants enter with a valid visa and overstay.
Nearly 8 million U.S. jobs are dependent upon illegal immigrant activity.
75% of U.S. citizens affirmed that illegal immigrants can stay in the country legally if they meet certain requirements.