The Instigator
KJVPrewrather
Pro (for)
The Contender
Ariek
Con (against)

America should create a pathway to citizenship for illegal and other immigrants.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/13/2018 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 days ago Status: Debating Period
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KJVPrewrather

Pro

What I mean is illegals and other immigrants should have the legal right to become citizens provided that they are not career felons. This would improve the economy by puytting these ableds to work, and getting them off welfare, reducing crime, and providing opportunities for people who would be an asset to the US of A. I take the affirmative position, make the first move.
Ariek

Con

Illegal immigrants already waste a lot of money. Illegal immigrants being given a pathway towards citizenship would show disregard for the federal government's laws. Illegal immigrants also take away jobs that should belong to legal immigrants.
Debate Round No. 1
KJVPrewrather

Pro

Immigrants have rights, and the Bible agrees. All you selfishly care about is money. I care about people who have the right toi a better life.
Ariek

Con

Illegal immigrants have moved into this country illegally. This represents a clear violation of US law. Although the bible may support illegal immigration(which I highly doubt), illegal immigration creates problems for the Federal government, and problems for the American people.

Contention One-Social Aspect
Illegal immigration causes an increase in prejudice against the Latino community. The American people are very insecure about the amount of jobs accessible. Illegal immigrants taking these jobs will only add weight to white supremacists' case against the Latino community. Racism only diminishes the idea of America as a world leader.

Contention Two-Laws:
We should not forget that illegal immigrants entered this country illegally. A continual violation of our laws will invite more people to do the same. Terrorists could take advantage of America's disregard for immigrant laws.

Contention Three-Fairness
Illegal immigrants are treated unfairly in America. They are taxed unfairly, and are abused by the companies they work for. This injustice should not continue. This injustice will continue, because federal law cannot protect illegal immigrants. Instead, the government should make an effort to bring these people in legally.
Debate Round No. 2
KJVPrewrather

Pro

Republicans are tearing immigrant families apart while claiming to espouse family values. I think that is hypocritical and inhumane.
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Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by ILikePie5 3 days ago
ILikePie5
@Junkie

I'd debate this with you lol. It's common sense to protect your borders.
Posted by Pill_Junkie_Monkey 4 days ago
Pill_Junkie_Monkey
"Illegal immigrants already waste a lot of money. Illegal immigrants being given a pathway towards citizenship would show disregard for the federal government's laws" - Prove it, this is a pretty bold claim, which you've provided no evidence for.

"Illegal immigrants also take away jobs that should belong to legal immigrants" - Boohoo, they work for someone you don't want them to thereby you attempt to murder them.

Remember every law has murder behind it.
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