There is no reason to push children into a lack of opportunity just because they didn’t have the fortune of being born in the right neighborhood.
Our country should welcome immigrants and make it easier for them to earn legalization. As it currently stands, the naturalization process is inefficient, expensive and incentivizes immigrants to not apply for citizenship, as doing so means that they will be on record and thus at risk of deportation and/or detainment.
Economism is defined as, “a political theory that regards economics as the main factor in society, ignoring or reducing to simplistic economic terms other factors such as culture, nationality, etc.” Or, as more simply put by the Oxford English Dictionary, the “belief in the primacy of economic causes or factors.”
According to University of Connecticut researchers, the state of Connecticut is soon to embark on a period of “stunning” economic growth. The Connecticut Center of Economic Analysis recently released a report in the Connecticut Economic Outlook predicting 8.1 percent growth in the state economy in 2015.