U.s. Presidential Candidate Donald Trump 's Stance On Immigration Reform

818 Words Dec 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s bombastic stance on immigration reform has his supporters excited while his opposition views his pledge to build a wall on the US-Mexico border as idle chatter to gain publicity. Most think that Trump’s pledge is just to build a wall, but it involves many other aspects of immigration reform such as; tripling the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, finning and deporting people who over stay their visas, making e-verify nation wide program, passing legislation to force employers to hire US citizens, and ending birth-right citizenship. Some of his objectives are feasible and then others are completely ludicrous, for example the border would benefit from employing more ICE officers. However, suspending and deporting overstaying visa holders is absurd, because it would be too difficult and expensive to gather the roughly 11,000,000 people that overstay their visa here illegally. Also, the idea of ending birthright citizenship is more bipartisan than Trump’s opposition would think even democratic minority whip Harry Reid once stated, “no sane country would have birthright citizenship.” Trump has brought the immigration issue to the forefront of this election and has given more detailed solutions than other GOP candidate. The policy itself, much like Trump, is controversial and public option is based on who is asked. His supporters love his ideas, but his views do not represent the entire Republican…

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