Essay on The United States Department Of Homeland Security

1053 Words Oct 12th, 2015 null Page
In this year’s presidential campaign immigration has become an important issue. The Department of Homeland Security indicates that there are 11.4 million illegal immigrants within the United States; however, only about 1 million immigrants are lawfully granted permanent residency each year (“Immigration Statistics Fast Facts”). The majority of the presidential candidates advocate for immigration reform, but no one’s idea of reform is as interesting as that of Donald Trump. Donald Trump entered the race in late June and his campaign has been rigorously captured by the media. Well-known for being rash and brutally honest, Trump’s immigration policy is similar. Donald Trump has a three core principles behind what, he believes, is adequate immigration reform. First, “a nation without borders is not a nation” (“Immigration Reform”). This principle calls for a wall to be built along the southern border. Second, “a nation without laws is not a nation” (“Immigration Reform”). Finally, “a nation that does not serve its own citizens is not a nation” (Immigration Reform that Will Make America Great Again).
The principles provided by Donald Trump for immigration policy lead into his procedure for modification. Addressing the first principle, he wants to fortify the United States’ southern border by constructing a wall along the border, and wants the Mexican government to pay for the wall. Secondly, the laws that the American government makes regarding immigration need to upheld and…

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