Hillary Clinton Immigration Viewpoints

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The 2016 election has definitely been one of the most talked about political events among the younger and older generations. This election has brought rivalry and protest among many individuals. Hillary Clinton is the candidate representing the Democratic party, while Donald Trump is the candidate representing the Republican party. Many voters are very attentive to following this presidential campaign and making sure that with their vote the right president is chosen. The two candidates have very different point of views among what they believe will make the United States of America still the best country in the world; they have very unique political views and standards. Immigration has been the most talked about topics in this presidential …show more content…
Moreover, Hillary Clinton has been in politics for quite some time. Besides being the First lady of the United States in 1993-2001 when Bill Clinton was in office, she has also held political positions. Clinton was Senator in 2001-2009 and Secretary of State in 2009-2013. On the other hand, Donald Trump has no political experience whatsoever, however, Trump is a very well known to be successful business man. A topic that has been in the mouths of an entire nation since the presidential campaign started has been what each candidates view on immigration is. Trump has definitely had something to say about this topic and if people thought that he was going to soften up the immigration policy well…incorrect. Donald Trump plans to reinforce immigration policy by making it stricter. He wants to enforce border control as he says by building a great wall alongside the southern border to prevent illegal immigrants from coming into the United States and making Mexico pay for it. In Trumps words, "This election is our last chance to secure the border, stop illegal immigration, and reform our laws to make your life …show more content…
The terrifying idea that their families will be split and torn apart haunts many of them. Trump believes anyone who came into the U.S illegally should and will be detained and held until they are deported and without the chance of amnesty. Trump has stated that he will do anything to enforce and secure the United States from any illegal immigrants and to make sure they do not get a pathway to citizenship in the country. And he promised to repeal President Barack Obama 's executive orders shielding some younger undocumented people, including those born in the United States -- so called Dreamers, from deportation (Collinson 2016). The Dream Act is a legislative proposal that was made by current president Barack Obama. It allows many young undocumented aliens to have a partial residency permit in the U.S allowing these young students to be able to attend college, find jobs, and have a driver’s license, however they are not considered permanent U.S residents nor citizens. It is a fact that our immigration system is broken, however, trying to deport all 11 million illegal immigrants and tearing up 11 million families is not the way to solve this problem. Despite, Clinton has stated that she wants to freeze deportation. She believes in an immigration reform which is a pathway to become legalized in the U.S. Although Clinton has agreed and voted on trying to keep more illegal immigrants from coming into the country, she

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