Trump's Argument On Illegal Immigrants

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Donald J. Trump epitomizes American success. He is both the Chairman and President of The Trump Organizations, a multi-conglomerate company with financial interests in real estate development, sales, marketing, investing, brokerage, and property management. Not only is Trump a wealthy businessman, but also an author, television personality, and a politician. Though he has little experience being a government employee, Trump is campaigning for presidency. Among the many problems facing America is immigration. Immigration is a pressing issue that is being addressed by all candidates. Solutions to this dilemma vary from being lenient on illegal immigrants to extremely harsh; the Trump campaign is under the harsher categories. Arguing immigrants …show more content…
There are millions and millions of undocumented workers living in America and Trump believes undocumented workers cannot be here nor deserve citizenship. In his book, Candidate Trump claims the, “annual price tag to incarcerate these [illegal immigrants] is $1.1 billion”(Trump, 136). Taxes dollars are being used to cover the cost to jail undocumented workers. Trump believes that the “thugs” are depleting our nation’s resources. Furthermore, Trump says that when immigrants come illegally from Mexico, they aren 't the best people who bringing a new perspective, instead “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists” (Donald Trump’s false comments… 1). The undocumented workers not only drain America’s resources, but that are also unfriendly, mean people who corrupt America 's diverse community. Also, the illegal immigrants don 't have any citizenship, and Trump argues the babies of illegal immigrants who are born on American soil, commonly referred to as anchor-babies, must not be given citizenship. Trump states that the 14th amendment doesn’t apply to illegal immigrants because it was, “NEVER the intention” (Trump, 140-141). Mr. Trump believes the amendment was created only to grant slaves full citizenship. Since Trump concludes undocumented workers steal tax dollars, are inherently brutal, and anchor-babies are unjust, he wants …show more content…
In 2011, Trump states in his book, Time to Get Tough, America needs, “... to build other kinds of fences…. The point is that properly built walls work” (Trump, 146-147). Trump adds that the success of walls can be seen from Yuma, Arizona. The Trump campaign plans on building a triple layered fence in hopes it will slow, if not stop, illegal immigration from Mexico. Also, Trump expects Mexico to pay for the construction of this mega fence. Furthermore, Trump claims the border must not only have a triple layered fence, but also, “another 25,000 border patrol agents and … the aerial equipment they need, such as Predator drones”(Trump, 146-147). The improved border will have double the amount of troops, new fences, and aerial support. The aerial support will be provided by Predator drones, military grade, high tech, machines. Moreover, Trump believes the border needs new equipment such as, “cameras, radio systems, radar, and pole-topped lights” (On the Issues, 1). With new equipment, double the amount of manpower, and a triple layed fence, the Trump campaign is confident they this is the solution to the immigrant

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