The Importance Of Undocumented Immigrants In The United States

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What is the purpose of government? It has many, many purposes and jobs, but most importantly, it protects the citizens living in the nation. Government officials are supposed to decide what is best for the country, and ensure protection to everyone living in it. The main purpose of it, is to protect individual rights of the citizens, create laws and rules, and to be able to protect the nation from possible threats. Without government, everyone would be in danger and very disorganized. The government is supposed to hold the nation together and keep it a whole. One of the government’s most significant purposes is to protect individual rights of the citizens and the people that live in the country. One human rights issue recently occurred with undocumented immigrants in the United States. The government, when under Obama’s administration, had given rights and allowed Dreamers (Undocumented immigrants brought into the country during childhood) to have work permits. They were protected, regardless of them being undocumented. Under Trump’s administration, he is now deciding to terminate the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). (Politico.com 2017) This leaves many undocumented immigrants unprotected, and with work permits that will end soon. New undocumented immigrants who applied to come in with the DACA are not allowed. They will have to go back to where they were born, a place they hardly know. This is a situation where these immigrants need help and protection from
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