The Need for Migratory Reform

878 WordsJan 26, 20184 Pages
Pedro Loera is 47 year, and has been living here, in the United States, for 30 years. He owns a house, three cars and a small but successful landscape's company therefore he pays taxes and respects the laws. He looks normal and almost can do what his neighbors do, yet he can’t travel; he couldn't go to his homeland when both of his parents died. Nor can he vote. In fact, he doesn't have a license to drive his expensive cars. Surprisingly, what tormenting he the most is living with fear. He has been living here about 20,000 days with the anguish of being discovered and deported to the country where he doesn't have anything but memories. He is not a criminal, yet he has a kind of trepidation when a police officer approaches him suspiciously, just because he doesn't have authorization to be living in the USA. He is not a special case. There are approximately 11.5 million of individuals living in the United States without authorization, and it is just an estimate according to the Pew Hispanic Center. Besides of the human tragedy this millionaire number conceal, it shows the failure in the current migratory laws. Such laws with the time have become obsolete leading the country to a human crisis and a socio-economic problem; thus, an immigrant reform must be approved no just to take out of the shadows millions of peoples, but to solve this socio-economic problem implicit in the failure of the current migratory law. . Nonetheless, the migratory reform has detractors who claims
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