Theu.s. Election, And The U.s.

839 Words May 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Immigration is one of several top priority issues in the 2016 U.S. elections, and the U.S. badly needs a new immigration plan. “President Obama announced on Nov. 20, 2014 a series of executive actions that grants up to five million unauthorized immigrants protection from deportation.” ( Parlapiano, Alicia) Under this order, currently unauthorized immigrants would benefit greatly, despite Congress 's disturbing lack of support in this area. However, this new, executive-ordered program is on hold, its legality is being contested in the courts. President Obama is in favor of the Dream act. Note, too, under President Obama 's two terms of office, more people than under any previous administration have been deported. The Supreme Court will deal exclusively with whether or not President Obama has the legal authority to take such action. If the Court rules that he does have legal authority for his actions, President Obama will have successfully by-passed Congress 's lack of action, positively impacting millions of 'unauthorized immigrants ' who are now considered 'illegal ' in the eyes of the law. Millions of people who are now 'living in the shadows, ' in the United States. In the 2016 elections the candidates still in the race are, for the Democrats, Hillary. Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and for the Republicans, Donald Trump, John Kasich, and Ted Cruz. Who will Hispanics vote for? Who do they believe will best represent their interests? What are the different…
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