Persuasive Essay On Immigration Reform

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“We always hear about the rights of democracy, but the major responsibility of it is participation.” (Marsalis). Politics influences almost everything we do in our lives and how we do it. Therefore, political participation in the American government, a democracy, is the best way to be the change you want to see in your community and in your country. One small yet important and effective way to do this is by contacting your government and voicing your opinions, and when I wanted to raise the issue of immigration reform for the DACA recipients, I researched the issue, wrote a letter, and sent it.
Immigration is one of the most hotly debated and relevant issues that our country faces today, and it has been for many years, and within the same topic is the issue of DACA. In 2009, the former president, Barack Obama, and his administration first implemented a policy that would help for the children of immigrants brought to America as children. This policy was called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA for short, and it provided protection from deportation and allowed the young people to pursue work and studies under a work permit. In 2017, the newly elected
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The practice of writing letters to congress is one that dates back to the earliest days of America’s history, but in recent years it has become arguably more effective and convenient to contact congress through email or a phone call. Nevertheless, writing letters is one method that will never go out of style. Letters or “snail mail”, as they are commonly nicknamed, are still effective because receiver of the letter can feel the effort the sender put forward to write and send it and, as a result, a bit more attention is given to the person’s
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