“I’m not anti-immigrant, I’m anti-illegal.”
As the debate over immigration continues, this is a phrase you often hear. Those who support mass deportation of illegal immigrants often do so in the name of preserving the rule of law. Illegal immigrants, they say, should be deported because they are skirting the immigration process. Others are waiting, so illegal immigrants should just “get in line.”
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Most immigrants would prefer to enter legally. Legal immigrants are able to travel more easily and find better jobs, and they don’t need to be on constant lookout for immigration agents. So why have about 11 million undocumented workers chosen to come to the United States? Some would say they simply don’t respect U.S. laws. The reality, however, is that the U.S.
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