Amnesty Illegal Immigrants

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In recent discussions of illegal immigration, a controversial issue has been whether or not to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants in the U.S. On the one hand, some argue that amnesty shouldn’t be granted to illegal criminals. From this perspective, there are downfalls that many ignore and is unjust and stereotypical that all illegals are dangerous criminals. On the other hand, however, others argue that amnesty should be granted to illegal immigrants and how all of us are immigrants. In the words of one of this view’s main supporters,” Our country is strong because of generation after generation of immigrants… were all immigrants” (We Are All Immigrants.). According to this view, Obama’s saying immigrants have a huge impact economically …show more content…
For instance this year in this presidential debate republican Donald trump is planned in relation to illegal immigration to build a wall and to deport illegal immigrants here in the United States. These are proposals he has made if president to secure the border and oppose all ' 'amnesty ' ' for illegal immigrants. “leaving it to politicians and bureaucrats to decide what to do with millions of stateless children…dismantle the economy and shred America 's standing as an immigrant-welcoming nation” (Republicans ' Anti-Immigrant Race). This is what the author is trying to point out that all these proposals he has our waste of money in not only the cost of the wall or the deportations, it will cost home land security, however after results as well leaving many children as orphans costing orphanage 's money and governmental financial need to fund more orphanages. This would result in dismantle of the economy and many financial cost in the process and in the end because of no amnesty being given to illegals who have been in America for so long now. This is why amnesty should and must be given to illegals because they not only deserve to be pardoned for coming to America as it stats America being the land of welcoming immigrants. And the finical costs need to stop illegal migration and deportation of …show more content…
America is where immigrants are welcomed the statue of liberty symbolizes this and if America and Americans can’t represent what the founding fathers and previous generation did then America isn’t what it stands for. Those against amnesty don’t want illegal immigrant or immigrants in general to be granted amnesty because they are criminals. That granting amnesty costs money. What many don’t know is that during history America has pardon many things, for example, during reconstruction after the 13 amendment was ratified slaves were free, although the confederate side the south was apart from the union for it broke apart from the union. President Andrew Johnson during this time pardoned the confederate in other words granted amnesty to the south and allowed them back into the union without punishment. The confederate did do many hate crimes and had the KKK during the time and they were still pardoned by America to come back into the union during the same year after the civil war was won by the Union which is just not right but still were granted amnesty being actual “criminals”. Therefore, if America was able to pardon the Confederate right away after the issue of slavery was over and act like nothing happened then America should grant amnesty to illegals. Illegal immigrants are not criminals, they come for a better life they come to the land that is supposed to

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