Immigration Reform

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Immigration Reform is a serious and current issue in politics, in government, and in the lives of millions of people. Immigration reform is a term used by the American government and in politics. It refers to the changes to the current immigration policies in the United States. “Reform” is defined as a “change into an improved form or condition, by amending faults or abuses.” So, in a nutshell, Immigration Reform means the improvement of the law regarding how we, the United States, handle immigration. The only reason a country may revise its immigration policy/policies, is if it is having troubles such as illegal immigration. In the United States today, our government is having such troubles – illegal immigration. The statistic on illegal…show more content…
“Immigration isn’t a big issue that I’ve had to encounter... As for immigration itself, it is hard. My parents came here to have a better life, but sometimes it comes with a cost. Not being able to get an education just because you don't have your papers... It’s a constant fear of losing everything you have worked for over the years. For children it’s the fear of losing a loved one, safety, comfort and joy. The fear of having your parent get deported.”
Ambar’s opinion of Immigration Reform was this: “I think that we are wasting money trying to keep people out [of the US] when we could be using that money for a much better cause. I also think that government has no right to say who has the right to be here [in America] and who doesn’t, because we were all illegal immigrants at one point [in time]... America was made to be a free country, [to give people] a better chance at life... All the jobs that [unemployed Americans] say we [immigrants] are taking away from them, are jobs that only pay minimum wage and that Americans do not want to do anyway. The jobs are, [for instance] working in fields and factories...”
The Dream Act, or the “creation of opportunities for immigrant students and support of the U.S. economy” (www.immigrationpolicy.org).
Ambar’s opinion on The Dream Act: “I don’t know too much about it, but from what I do know, I don’t see why they would want to take that away the opportunity [for immigrants to get an education]... We talk about how

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