Arguments Against Deportation

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Don’t Deport an Opportunity How would you feel if you build a life, home, and family just to have it taken away from you in the blink of an eye? You would feel pretty upset or angry even discouraged. In today’s society this is happening more and more where innocent people come to America for a better opportunity and after settling down, creating a family and finding a job they are forced to leave and go back to their homeland. This is called deportation; the action of deporting a foreigner from a country. Every year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, legal and illegal, from around the world, come into the United States. These immigrants have many different motivations; some enter the U.S. hoping to get a chance at a better life; others are refugees, escaping persecution and civil wars in their home country. In my …show more content…
We say we care for people but treat them as if they are not important. I completely understand if the government decides to deport someone who is doing harm to the country such as terrorist attacks, but someone who is not doing any harm of any sort should not be considered to be deported. I personally feel like deportation is happening because many people look at the negatives of having illegal immigrants but do not ever stop and look at the positives and how they can actually benefit towards the economy. Many people overlook deportation simply because they are not really affected by it, but I feel like deportation is an issue that should be fixed and there are many solutions to ensure that deporting innocent people can come to an end. Solutions such as helping these immigrants in getting the documents that they need even protesting against what we feel is wrong can come a long way. Overall, this ethical issue is an issue that really opened my eyes on the moral of some individuals in America. We say we care for people but our actions says

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