Should illegal immigrants be allowed to stay in America?

  • We are the country of freedom

    Haha, its bs how we are the so called "country of freedom" yet the immigrants are not allowed to stay here. They fight all they can to survive. What would you do if you were an immigrant living in poverty and raising yourself. Gangs are beating you up everyday and you have to do bad bad bad jobs so you can support your family. You are trying to see your family and you have to risk your life for it. IMMIGRANTS DON'T TAKE OUR JOBS! They are very hardworking people and take the jobs of janitors, cleaning disgusting public bathrooms, or farmer in the hot sun the entire day. Do you want a job like that? NO of COURSE NOT! They work harder than us and all we do it kick them out. Your here reading the Sunday comics sipping Starbucks latte while they wake early in the morning and coming back late at night with about $10. I have a friend and she is an illegal immigrant. She has five children and every one of them have jobs. One of her six children died in the desert from starvation and others were on the edge of dying. If you believe that they shouldn't stay here, look at this- your an immigrant who have been walking for days with hardly any food and water and your sent back after all of that? I want to see you be happy to go back to your horrible life.

  • To White People And Donald Trump

    We illegal immigrants have the right to stay in america isn't it a free country ? Wet this guy name Donald trump wants to kick us out. Your rich and you are on top of all of us you have all the money you need why spend your time trying to kick us out. We work our heads of working on the fields trying to support our families. We do your dirty jobs for you white people could have it the easy way. We work under the sun for many hours. We clean the toilets where nsaty people sit. We fix your nasty beds filled with make up. Who would do all that i know you guys wouldn't. I am 15 years old i arrived in the united states when i was 4 imagine a kid crossing the border like that come on you guys would even dare, even if you guys get payed i million dollars. And we do it because we want better lives. When i was 12 years old i needed to help my parents get money so Saturdays and Sundays i as a kid had to go work on the field and help my family out and i work my head out in school to i am a perfect A student and we made it there now we are citizens of the united states but yet i am ashamed to be a citizen of the united states because all the negative this country is all the wars for what.

  • Let them stay!

    Mexico is a country that is a communism country under one leader, while America is a democratic country under government of many people. America has the right of freedom in what you wear, do, and have. Mexico tells you what your life is, and the whole country is filled with drugs.

  • Why Marijuana? Legalize my parents.

    To be separated from my mom was the worse thing that could ever happen to me. She was imprisoned for a long time. Yes, she was illegally working here, but she was working a job I'm sure no American would ever take. She pays taxes just like every other American. She's never broken the law (except of course coming in to the US illegally, just like half the immigrants here). She works to give my family a better life. She risks a lot to keep up safe and educated. Please help us with the strictness of the laws on illegal immigrants. The United States is supposed to be the nation of freedom and liberty. A nation who was found by immigrants to begin with. All immigrants look for is a better way of living, most of them work hard to earn this. All we need is America's acceptance.

  • They are good

    They do jobs that normal Americans don't like doing and they work harder then most Americans that make a better society, leading to better economical growth. We also want them to live a happy life, not a crappy life. Even though they are called ILLEGAL migrants why do we think they will do illegal things

  • This is a free state

    They should be allowed to stay Illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. As long as they make a commitment and obey the laws, I don't see a problem. I thought America was "The Land of the Free" but where's the liberty in not allowing someone to try to make a better life for themselves. People can't make up their mind on what to do with these immigrants and are spending billions of dollars on different reform plans. Plus, these illegal immigrants become employed more in labor intensive jobs. I don't see any body else raising their hands offering to do construction, working late, and doing back-breaking work to make some money. There is more to illegal immigration than meets the eye.
    Http://www.Usimmigrationsupport.Org/illegal-immigration.HtmlIt's Ethical and Economically Smart Many people consider the fact that they (the illegals) violated the law as the reason they should be deported. Slavery and Segregation was once in the law, does that mean it was right? Laws do not always capture morals. To all those who are against illegal immigration, I ask you if you even consider the people's perspective? How can you send a child who is not responsible for their parent's actions back or how can you even send them back when many of them benefit the Untied States through military services, providing cases for lawyers, working for cheap labor and building facilities that will house thousands of American jobs? How can you send back a person who has grown up in the American culture and send them back into a culture they'll struggle to adapt to? According to Fairus.Org, we send 113 billion dollars on Illegal Immigration. If you want to deport all of them, according to AmericanProgress.Org, we'd be spending 285 billion. Now which of the two sounds more reasonable? Regarding the Prison Argument, that is a topic for another time which I am more than happy to settle. So Ethically and Economically, which seems more reasonable?
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  • Let them Stay!

    1. A majority of the jobs that Illegal Immigrants have are jobs that no -one else would like to do, yet these jobs keep our country going. So no, these illegal immigrants are not stealing the jobs of other immigrants because no one wants those jobs. And without the Illegal Immigrants doing those jobs, food will be more expensive and there will be a lot less of it.

    2. A vast majority of these immigrants are great people trying to survive. They are not doing anything bad to the country. Why would these people need to be deported if they are already making a living and not disrupting anything.

    3. What about the kids? When these immigrants settle in America, they start a family and the children born in America should be American citizens. Deporting the parents of these children would separate many families.

    As long as these Illegal Immigrants do not commit crimes, they should be aloud to stay in America.

  • Help them live in peace

    They should stay because in Mexico people have gangs there and they don't get the education that they need they have to stay home and help there family get the money they need. Honestly why Shouldn't we let them stay. They have a good reason to stay and come to the US and live in peace instead off living in fear of gangs and bandits.

  • They need to stay.

    Immigrants work really hard to stay here. If it was that easy to become a U.S citizen then they would've already done it, but it's hard and most a y'all don't understand. There is jobs that not everyone wants but immigrants take right away. Welfare immigrants don't receive it and that's a law, only U.S citizens can get them. And if I am correct the only people I see standing beside a highway is American people while immigrants work their butt off. And one last thing Mexicans are not the only immigrants in the U.S. Stop being racist and give a chance to the people that actually want to be here. God Bless you all.

  • Let them stay

    The reason why millions of people across the world wanna come to united states is looking for work, better life, they wouldn't do anything bad to their country they are nice people, they should have citizenship and have a right to vote and stay there. They suffer from economic reasons and poverty in mexico and Asia. Give them rights.

  • Stay Out.

    Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to stay in America. They broke a law just by coming here and not waiting their turn, it's almost like cheating. They are taking away jobs and resources from people who are native to the country. For that alone they should be forced to leave.

  • Illegal immigrants are illegal

    There is nothing wrong with immigrants. They are what this country has been founded by. But there are laws in place to make sure the wrong people don't get in. Or that too many don't get in and spread our resources too thin. Illegal immigrants are a strain on our nations economy. They take jobs that legal residents could be getting paid for. They have "border babies" so that they can stay and use our welfare system without paying anything into it.

  • Of course not!

    Illegal aliens take college slots that American citizens could use. It's not very hard to use your passport! I really do not approve and think that they are illegal for a reason! They live like Americans- fake ones. America could basically overflow! Look at the southern states, a large amount of their population is made from illegal aliens.

  • Take them outta here!

    They waste our resources. They waste government funding. They abuse the education system. They are committing a crime- BREAKING THE LAW- by living in our country. It is simply unacceptable and can not be overlooked. The United States of America is already trillion of dollars in debt, yet we support these aliens who abuse the system, we grant them free health care, education for their children, welfare, etc. Unacceptable!

  • Why is this even a debate?

    Coming into the US is Illegal. It breaks the law. If people wanted a better life why not come legally just as an American citizen would have to do to live in another county,
    If an American comes into another country Illegally your best outcome would be to be deported. We would not be able to stay and collect benefits and housing assistants unless your counting the amenities of prison.

  • No illegal immigration

    There are many reasons for no and no credible reasons for yes. "They want a better life for their family..."--who doesn't? Would it be permissible for a man to steal from a store to feed his family? If yes, then what about the next 10 people? What about when people are now just taking because they only have to say its for their family even though the real reason is because they don't want to pay? How are you going to discern the difference? That's we have laws. Has far as I can tell they could care less about America, its history, culture, or people. They show it at every angle. Carrying the Mexican flag at the beginning of the rallies in 2005. Independence day in 2010 flying the Mexican flag (don't say they didn't I was there) and regardless if it was for a soccer game or not it was very disrespectful to celebrate it on Americas independence day. Ive seen Mexican flags hung above the American Flag in Cali. The Mexican car lots where you have Mexican and American flags flown at the same height. Their unwillingness to learn English. They are here to better the lives of their families at the expense of the American people. They still hold allegiance to Mexico. They do not deserve to be citizens of the country. Mind you I'm just giving 1 example, there are many more.

  • Get in line

    There are people all over the world who do the right thing and go through the process of becoming a US citizen the legal way. Why should we grant those who have illegally crossed to have citizenship for breaking the law when those who have followed the rules have to keep waiting for it? This "cut in the line" is unacceptable. Those staying here illegally need to get back in line and wait just like everyone else. If they feel like their life is in danger then apply for asylum.

  • Why not be a citizen?

    Look, if you're gonna immigrate, do the right thing. Don't do it the illegal way. These "immigrants" (more like "visitors") broke the law by coming here. Why should they be allowed to stay? Being the "land of the free" doesn't mean being the "land of the anarchy."

    Jesus Christ, what do the lib think this is, The Purge?

  • Consider this carefully

    Our immigration laws have not been effectively enforced for decades. This creates a moral conundrum. These people have established societal connections that often suggest a value to themselves and to the communities they inhabit. Should enforcement of a immigration law be weighed against a perceived or actual good that the violator exhibits? One may argue that all laws must be rigorously enforced and that no priority to enforcement is necessary. Does the enforcement of immigration law, however, merit priority enforcement?

    Macroeconomic studies consistently state that illegal immigration is a net benefit to society over time. Questions have been raised about the parameters used in these models but the current consensus among economists is that, over time, incumbent low skilled workers will see a small decrease in their incomes while all other wage brackets have improved incomes. The economic studies suggest that lower skilled legal workers will migrate to supervisor or higher-skilled work leaving more of the low skilled work to the immigrants and, thereby, improving economic activity. This conclusion supposes that ambition and necessity will drive these low skilled workers to more lucrative employment. Not all legal workers are capable or desirous of this anticipated job migration. Legal workers should not compete for employment with an undocumented worker and it is elitist and wrong to create an environment that pressures these workers to leave occupations of their choice in support of a macroeconomic outcome.

    A common argument supporting illegal immigration is that legal workers are unwilling to do the difficult work that is disproportionately done by undocumented workers. This argument is inherently flawed since it fails to accept that free markets will adjust to provide compensation equal to the perceived hardship of an occupation. A corollary argument contends that prices for legal labor will drive prices to unbearable levels for consumers. This argument not only ignores the true taxpayer costs for public support of the working poor and their families, but exaggerates the consequence to consumers for using legal labor. Take the often cited example of farm labor. Labor costs comprise less than 10 percent of the price consumers pay for fresh produce. Thus, if farm wages were doubled, and the costs were passed on to consumers, the net cost to the consumer would increase by less than 10 percent. At these higher wages, many unemployed in the legal workforce would perform this farm labor, which would not only decrease the amount paid in public benefits to the unemployed, but would eliminate the costs to society for medical care, schooling, and other public support programs paid to the families of the undocumented worker.

    Should the moral or "values" consideration hold sway in consideration of enforcement prioritization? That is a complex question, which in my view, is best answered by the voting public and the government they choose. I say no.

  • Just them being here is a criminal act.

    The reason they come here is for free stuff!!! They have babies free, we feed the children and them free, they destroy the economy and take jobs from real citizens. Many of them drive without a drivers license causing accidens and not held responsible. This is suppose to be a country where everyone speaks English, not Spanish.

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rak says2013-11-27T06:47:06.090
Maybe we should become one giant super country...Like we are becoming anyway. And send them back to mexico...We in southern cali are already northern mexico. My neighbors have used my address to do illegal section 8 things... File taxes... Give to other counties when they pass bad checks...Etc etc. And multiple mexican families use it all the time. And at 3 am the rooster starts..And waca waca waca...Yell talking...My favorite. And when i get off work part of the 35 thousand truck driver force tries to run me off the road..Like bats out of hell...Mostly imported drivers from all over... Etc. Etc. Oh my car was wrecked by illegal with no nothing...You know... And my wife is getting tired of the culture shock...She is mexican born in u s a. Why don t 20 million of us go over there and get it over with... I m bringing my john wayne movies withme. I had a spanish free day the other day... Couldn t believe it. Damn chris colombas...Look what u done...
xandyx123 says2016-02-24T14:49:17.507