Illegal Immigration Reform In The United States

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One of the biggest problems in the U.S. today is illegal immigration. This topic seems to split U.S. citizens because lots of views are completely different. One popular view that is often misconceived thinks America hates immigrants and wants to deport them all. The opposing popular view thinks immigrants are root of our problems and cause all the trouble lately. Whether you have a different view than these or not illegal immigration needs to come to an end. Here are some views and problems on immigration reform and how I feel about them.
President Obama’s Deportation Schemes President Obama is highly supportive of illegal immigrants that come into the U.S. and tries to help them very often. His executive orders are in favor of their success in becoming citizens which makes him very forgiving. One of his executive orders involving deportation plans is the DACA program that was proposed in 2012. The DACA program stands for deferred action for childhood arrivals. This means that any immigrant that entered the U.S. legally or illegally under the age of 16 will not be a priority of deportation.
Beside entering the country under the age of 16, other criteria comes with this. Immigrants must have lived in the United States for at least five years starting, beginning in June of 2007. They have to be in school, have graduated from high
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I think we are being way too forgiving to people who committed the crime of illegal immigration. I feel if we let these immigrants off other parents in different countries will think they can illegally immigrate and not be deported if they just get a job to support themselves. Another reason is that people will start asking for forgiveness on other crimes they have committed. Why do illegal immigrants get forgiveness of their crime, but others do not on different crimes? Obviously, these programs aren’t really helping to solve the problem because it is still a problem

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