Pros And Consequences Of Immigration Reform

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Will an immigration reform come out soon or no? This is the question that 11 million immigrants have been waiting to get an answer for. Many people all around the world come to the United States with the expectations of freedom and better life opportunities to live the American dream. However, the current immigration system in the United States is broken. Families get separated, immigrant workers become exploited, people die while they try to cross the border, and people get discriminated for following their dreams… These are only a few outcomes of the current broken immigration system. To stop these consequences, an immigration reform is needed now. Passing a new immigration reform will benefit not only immigrants, but also the United States’ …show more content…
The President Barack Obama announced an executive order to legalize certain undocumented immigrants. The executive action was going to reduce the massive entry of illegal immigrants at the border. It was also going to require undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check. For the same purpose, undocumented immigrants will need to pay taxes to be allowed to stay in the U.S. without facing deportation. “There are actions I have the legal authority to take as president – the same kinds of actions taken by Democratic and Republican presidents before me -– that will help make our immigration system fairer and more just," President Obama …show more content…
It will require that all undocumented immigrants to register themselves with the Department of Homeland Security, and to go through a background security check for criminal purposes. With this way, undocumented immigrants will be registered in the system. This process will also allow the Department of Homeland Security to list every single immigrant who have come to seek better life opportunities for those who may be exploiting a broken system or who may harm the American citizens. Passing a new immigration reform will benefit not only immigrants, but also the United States’ families, workers, economy, and the

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