A Humane Immigration Policy, Fighting For Racial Justice, Women 's Rights And Lgbt Rights

1097 Words Feb 17th, 2016 5 Pages
With the implication of a humane immigration policy, fighting for racial justice, women’s rights and LGBT rights, Bernie Sanders’s democratic socialist ideals would help to reform our discriminatory society and therefore, lower the possibility for systemic social injustice. So far in the 2016 race for the presidency, the issue of immigration to the United States is one that is extremely relevant. With more than 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States and millions of Syrians fleeing their home countries to seek refuge in America, the next president will choose the fate of these people and it is the voters’ responsibility that they realize the right choice. Bernie Sanders has stated that, “We are a nation of immigrants. I am proud to be the son of an immigrant. My father came to this country from Poland without a nickel in his pocket. Their story, my story, our story is a story of America: hard-working families coming to the United States to create a brighter future for their children.” Bernie’s plan is this, “Dismantle inhumane deportation programs and detention centers; Pave the way for a swift and fair legislative roadmap to citizenship for the eleven million undocumented immigrants; Ensure our border remains secure while respecting local communities; Regulate the future flow of immigrants by modernizing the visa system and rewriting bad trade agreements; Enhance access to justice and reverse the criminalization of immigrants; Establish parameters for…

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