The Same Rights As American Citizens

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2. The same rights as American citizens. It is unfair to arrest millions of undocumented immigrants.

Conservatives only support legal immigration and oppose amnesty for those who enter the U.S. illegally (illegal immigrants). Those who break the law by entering the U.S. illegally do not have the same rights as those who obey the law and enter legally. The borders should be secured before addressing the problem of the illegal immigrants currently in our country. The Federal Government should enforce current immigration law to ensure not only our safety, but the illegal activity taking place in our country today. There are other good alternatives to welfare. Private charities can successfully serve the poor. Arnold Kling quotes, “Those organizations that work directly with poor people stand a better chance of learning how to meet their needs” (Bily, 2009, p 71). He believes charitable organizations are more flexible, accountable, and efficient. The poor would be better served by a new tax policy directing more money to private charities and less to the federal and state government. The role of charitable organizations is better than the government as a source of aid. It is easier for donors or volunteers to hold charitable organizations accountable than it is for taxpayers to hold government accountable. Failed government programs can go on forever, but an unsuccessful charity has a more difficult time obtaining adequate funding. In 2005,…
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