Obama Immigration Reform Essay

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Imagine someone living in a home where their curtains are always drawn, lights are always off and remaining unnoticeable is the key to their existence. Picture them waking up daily to work in a low paying job to support their families’ dreams of a bright future. He or she never break any laws, not even to go 5 miles over the speed limit. Yet they live in constant fear, fear that at any moment he or she will be discovered and arrested for being in this country illegally. This is a fear that millions of people in America live with. By supporting president Obama’s new immigration reform, Americans can ensure that other families are allotted the same opportunity that their ancestors had when coming to this country. Supporting Obama’s immigration reform will benefit Americans and immigrants alike, it will make this country stronger than ever before.
You must meet strict requirements to qualify for relief from deportation (Muñoz 2014). That means that this new reform is not
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President Obama is responsible for record numbers of deportations. Obama has also spent 18 billion on immigration enforcement and increased border patrol throughout his presidential terms (Reyes,2014). President Obama has been one of the most proactive presidents on illegal immigration. To accuse Obama of being soft or not strict enough on immigration would just be a blatant lack of knowledge and research on the clear facts. As president Obama himself stated “It is clearly not realistic to believe we can deport 11 million people.” The reform is a realistic, well thought out way to move forward with immigration policy. It will help generate jobs to well deserving people. People will now have the ability to come out of the shadows, be innovative and pursue their goals by starting small businesses or working freely for big

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