The Pros And Cons Of Immigration Laws

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Immigration is a hot button topic today and so many people have different opinions about it, but who oversees its laws? Our government is split into three main branches, Legislative, Executive and Judicial. Every branch contributes in a different way to have a law in action. The Legislative branch, which contributes to the first step of making any law, consists of the house of representatives and the senate, which together form the United States Congress which have the supreme authority to enact legislation, the privilege to confirm or reject many presidential appointments, and massive investigative powers (“The Legislative Branch”, 2017). The Executive branch, contributes to enforcing the laws and it mainly involves the President of the United States, who also acts as head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. The President is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws written by Congress and, to that end, appoints the heads of the federal agencies, including the Cabinet (“The Executive Branch”, 2017). The Judicial branch, puts the final touches on the law and polishes it. It consists of the United States Supreme Court and lower federal courts. The Supreme Court's primary function is to hear cases that challenge the constitutionality of legislation or require interpretation of that legislation ("The Judicial Branch", 2017). Immigration laws are made within the Legislative branch, carried out by the Executive branch, and evaluated by the Judicial
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