Illegal Immigrants Should Be Granted

1027 Words Apr 18th, 2016 5 Pages
I believe that illegal immigrants should be given the chance to be here legally. Many families are torn apart because of deportation. Some mothers have been forced to leave their kids alone here. This could end up with the kids in the foster system if they have no family here. I’ve heard many stories of how hard it is for people to cross the border. All they want is a better future. That is what America was built on. Immigrants coming here and looking for a better future. So why should we not help those who want a better future? In the stories that I have heard, the husband is the first one to cross the border. He will find a job and send the money to his family back home. After he has a stable job in the US, his wife will then cross the border too. Sometimes they will bring their kids with them, and other times the kids are left behind as crossing the border is not easy. Many families will keep sending money back to their parents in order to help them. When you turn the TV on immigration is not something that is always on the news. But it is a big issue in the US. When you do see news about immigration it is mainly about deportation. When people are deported, they are taken away from their families and sent back to their native country. Sometimes the mother will have to leave her kids here and not see them for years. Other times it’s the father who is usually the only one who works. We can’t keep tearing families apart. Immigrants help this nation in many ways, but a lot of…
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