Illegal Immigrants Migration To America

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People migrate to other countries when the chances of success are higher than the ones an individual face in his or her country. Statistics show that between 1995 and 2014, Mexicans made up about half of all unauthorized immigrants, though their numbers have been declining in the recent years. The 2016 election has been extremely controversial with candidates Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton running the presidency. Donald Trump is ahead of the game, leaving Hillary behind, though he plans to make “America Great Again” are absurd to the point that he wants to make a wall in order to stop “criminals and rapists” from entering the country and to have mass deportations. Illegal immigrants migrate to America due to the simple fact …show more content…
The most widely watched Spanish-language broadcaster in the US (Noticiero Univision), Jorge Ramos is a journalist but also the voice of Latino constituency. He argues that protests against deportations from the United States are swelling in number and intensity. “At the moment the rapid growth of Latinos in this country is fueled not by immigrants, but by the American-born children of immigrants,” said Ramos. In the article “Sophie and the great Expulsion” edited by Jorge Ramos talks about why Sophie dared to speak to Pope Francis when he visited Washington D.C. Her fear of watching agencies show up at her house and taking her parents from her side encouraged this 6-year old girl to write him a letter asking him to protect her parents from deportation. About 4.5 million the US-born children have at least one undocumented parent. Cases of families being pulled apart are on the news all the time and there is nothing the people can do to prevent that from happening. “Trump promotes hate, division and deportation. It is also a lie that undocumented immigrants are affecting Americans’ security and prosperity these immigrants pay taxes, create jobs and take on the work that other Americans don 't want to do. They contribute more to the economy than they take from it.” mentioned …show more content…
Undocumented immigrants cross the border and face every challenge they encounter on a daily basis, but never lose faith or hope for success. The effort, dedication, and passion for something is the real definition of the American dream. Not one single individual should be penalized for migrating to this country based on the color of their skin, the language that they speak, their background and cultural differences. Children are being separated from their parents and it 's unjustifiable to let this happen. For the most part, people don 't understand the sacrifice of leaving loved one 's behind and moving into a free country where they risk their lives and the possibility of being deported. “Human beings can be beautiful or more beautiful, they can be fat or skinny, they can be right or wrong, but illegal? How can a human being be illegal?” -Elie

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