Undocumented Immigrants

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Barack Obama wanted the young illegal immigrants to not be deported, but to stay live among everybody else in their home, America. Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States, his time in office was from 2008-2017 representing the Democratic Party. Barack Obama did not want to deport every undocumented person in America as talked about in the article, “Dreamers and Their Families” about how the Obama Administration wanted to stop the deportation of young undocumented children and to provide them with a window of opportunity. This is important because Barack Obama is looking out for the wellbeing of young illegal immigrants. This idea would manifest into the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors or in short DREAM Act (Dreamers and Their Families). Barack Obama’s Administration wanted to create a chance for these young undocumented children to provide them an opportunity not to kick them out of the country. The goal of the DREAM Act is two things “eliminate federal provisions that penalize states for granting undocumented students in-state tuition . . . and provide qualified undocumented individuals a path toward conditional permanent residency” (Dreamers and Their Families). The meaning behind this act is to let these children have access to higher education as they most likely can not afford the education and to begin the process of them becoming a citizen of The United States of America. Undocumented immigrants can go to colleges as there is no
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