Pros And Cons Of Deportation

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Since the 2016 presidential election, deportation has been seen by political authorities as the only solution to the immigration issue of the United States. Political authorities such as state representatives and senators, see deportation as an easy escape to “get rid” of individuals who hold little to no significance to them. They create laws to act upon deportation and give law enforcement the power to execute those laws without the acknowledgement of the negative consequences it will have on the society. Even though many immigrants come to the United States illegally, political authorities should not see deportation as the only solution to this problem because it leads to a great loss of workers in the agricultural department, separate…show more content…
But if obtaining entry to the United States legally were as simple as pie then there would be no need for coyotes to cross groups of immigrants through the border. There would also be no need to keep the border patrol heavily armed with authorities nor massive unwanted deaths Unfortunately, this is not the case. Many people who have tried to gain legal entrance to the United States have been denied or their application stumbles upon unexpected problems. To obtain a visa to enter the states, there are many requirements that an applicant must meet to qualify for a visa. Due to those requirements, many immigrants face difficulty applying for a visa or are completely discouraged. While some do meet the requirements for a visa, the applicants’ application face a long processing journey in the U.S. embassy, where chances are that it will be reviewed and approved are slim. This long, time consuming process is something most immigrants cannot afford in both senses. The main reason is that most undocumented people who cross the border come from poor families. Take my father, for example. To support my mother and his family of ten, including himself, he had to quit his education and find a full-time job. At that time and as of now, the work in Mexico is scarce and limited, especially in his…show more content…
Whether the measures that are been taken are good or bad is debatable, but deportation is certainly one of those terrible measures that needs to reevaluated because of its negative effects in the agricultural department, its destruction within families, and the weakening of the structure of society. It is time that we as citizens of the United States to act upon these drastic measures. We need to unite against the evils of deportation because if we do not do something about it, then not only will the targeted undocumented people suffer the consequences, but so will we and the entire United States. Instead of fighting off the undocumented people as if they were a plague seeking to destroy the United States, we should be helping and giving them more assistance because they have done more good than bad for this country. That is why, as citizens of this country, it is our duty to protect and defend the minority groups that are under the care and protection of this country, including the undocumented immigrants living in the states, because they are, after all, as much human as we
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