Illegal Immigration: Political Issues In The United States

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Immigration reform is a political topic that has to do with changes to current immigration policy of a country, it also means to change into an improved form or condition, by amending or removing faults or abuses. In the United States, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, made it illegal to hire illegal immigrants. Since then the laws have changed and it isn 't illegal to hire them anymore.“In 2011 foreign workers made up about 15.9% of the labor union picking up jobs most people don 't want to do (Karraker.57)”. Immigration reform is used to describe ideas to maintain or increase legal immigration while lowering illegal immigration. Illegal immigration is a big controversial issue in the United States. Advocates for better immigration …show more content…
They pretty much enforce federal laws governing border control, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety.The ICE make it their mission through the enforcement of many federal statutes, and focuses on smart immigration enforcement, prevent terrorism and fight the illegal movement of people and trade. Since the Obama’s been in office there 's been “a record of 438,421 deported and unauthorized immigrants in fiscal year 2013(Gonzalez-Barrera) ” all of which were handled by the ICE. With all the deportations though there are still a big handful of people here illegally and who are doing anything to help the country.”In 2013, 240,000 deported immigrants did not have a previous criminal conviction, up from 218,000 in 2012, while there were only criminal conviction has stalled at around 200,000 that actually got deported (Gonzalez-Barrera)”. Although there are various reasons to why these people got deported I believe that the criminal who are illegal should be deported before anyone else is looked at for …show more content…
The topic immigrations reform lands under many topics a major one is deportations and how much we actually accept them in our lives. I believe that deportations all depends on the actions of that person if they are being beneficial to this country and trying to make a difference then i don 't believe they should be deported.As people I think we should be more open and friendlier to people back when in first immigration movement started people were very judgement of each other and werent helpfull well centruries later we still act the same way as then and i believe that we should change our ways and be more open mind to peole wanting to accomplish the american

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