We are seeing deeper divides in the streets, in protests which are getting more filled with clashes, hate and violence. Much of the division seems to involve skin color, ethnicity and how “American” they are; who is really “American,” and who is allowed to be an “American.”
Over the last decade, the issue of illegal immigration and what to do with the “illegals” in our country has been front and center in our political debate. Currently, we have approximately 11.4 million undocumented immigrants living and working in the United States.
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Whether the illegal immigrant is a law-abiding person or a gang member is of no consequence under our immigration laws. Both classes of people have committed a federal crime by entering the U.S. without authority.
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