This idea is unrealistic because as Jacobsen (2013) explains in California alone there are around 2.6 million undocumented persons. To deport this amount of immigrants, would cost a fortune, and it does not make economical sense to deport all of these people, when they could end up as legal Americans for much less.
As the impact of illegal immigration has on the economy worsens, steps need to be taken to restore and remove the issues that illegal immigrants create. Through lowering the amount of illegal immigrants in the workforce, educating new generations of them and creating easier pathways to citizenship, this will lower their negative results on the economy. Although many believe that adding more security measures on the border is the answer, the answer lies in lowering the amount of illegal immigrants in America through controlling the economy