Should Immigrants Be Deported Essay

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We need to put an end to the deportation of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record. Undocumented immigrants are still being deported even if they have no criminal record and have lived in the U.S for over 10 years. Deportation is unfair to immigrants who have a clean record, it tears apart families, puts refugees in danger, and has many negative effects on our country.
Some people might think that most illegal immigrants are going to cause trouble and need to be deported in order to decrease criminal activity. This is not true because of the 11 million unlawful immigrants in the United States, about one million have committed some sort of criminal offense. In fact, legal and illegal immigrants are much less likely to end up in jail
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Lots of immigrants living in the U.S are here because of their families. Most unauthorized immigrants have been living in the United States for at least 15 years, and large numbers have spouses, children and other relatives who are citizens. Children can be devastated by being separated from their parents. This can cause serious mental health issues for immigrants and their loved ones. Colindres, 33, fled from Guatemala more than a decade ago. He and his American wife, Samantha, can 't quite figure out how to tell their young children that in less than a month he may no longer greet them on the steps of their New Fairfield home. For some immigrants, coming to the United States was their only option. Where they come from, their political leader may persecute them if they don’t follow a certain religion. Local Iraqi Christians fear that they may be forcibly returned to Iraq to face persecution or death. Our Syrian American community is blocked from providing a safe harbor for refugees. The U.S was a safe place for refugees to come to escape, but Trump is deporting them right back where they are in…show more content…
Immigrants have good reasons to be here and don’t intend to cause any harm. If we allow them to stay, they will greatly improve our
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