Pathway To Citizenship

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How would you feel, how would you feel to be an illegal immigrant? Escaping your own country to avoid the hands of harm or poverty? What would go through your mind everyday? This is what an illegal immigrant has to think about everyday, in fact, there are about 11 million illegal immigrants in America. Our immigration laws makes it hard for these illegal immigrants. Now, there can be multiple negative factors or problems that could be very destructive to these poor immigrants. Therefore, I think that illegal immigrants should have a pathway to citizenship, they could be useful citizens that have bright ideas and boost our economy. Also if we don’t give those immigrants a chance to obtain citizenship, America can manage to rip apart families…show more content…
Charles E. Schumer, Upfront, 2016, “...Our immigration laws threaten to tear apart families…” Charles E. Schumer’s point is that our immigration laws can tear apart families since they want their child to stay in America for a better life than their home country. The following evidence proves my claim as well since it states one reason families can be torn apart. “Undocumented residents should not have a pathway to citizenship and immigration families could just stay in their country legally instead of causing harmful or dangerous acts in the U.S.” But, of course the undocumented residents came here for the sake of their family. In their home country, it could be a drug war, it’s a third-world country or other factors such as possible harm from the environment or disease. The U.S probably does not have any of those possible harms. Anyway, the undocumented immigrant’s family could be ripped apart since the parents of the child probably wants the child to have a safe life or at least a little bit better than their home country. So, the parents could leave their child here for the better of it. The U.S would probably be more safer than the atrocities happening in their country. This is basically one motive of why undocumented immigrants should have a pathway to…show more content…
And the reason they should be accepted into America with citizenship is because there are three factors such as that these undocumented residents can be very useful citizens that can learn various useful skills and ideas. Then, the other two, if undocumented residents were still illegal, we would rip apart families with can lead to emotional problems and even death, and that if we to export all the 11 million undocumented immigrants would have to be exported out of America and our government would have to suffer from expending resources and it can be very expensive for our government. So, this can really damage America and also there are so many other reasons that America can be ruined and other reason that why undocumented residents should be able to enter America and achieve citizenship. Therefore, undocumented immigrants should be able to achieve the pathway to
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