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  1. Feb 2018
    1. In fact, immigrants commit fewer crimes than the native- born: Only 820,000 of the 11 million undocumented have any criminal record, and only 690,000 have committed serious crimes. The Obama administration relied heavily on local cooperation to apprehend the latter, but many of these communities are now in sanctuary cities. They will certainly not cooperate, which poses what one Immigration and Customs Enforcement supervisor calls "perhaps [the] biggest challenge" for the agency.

      less crime so their sending their good people?

    2. Economic growth requires a large workforce and increasing productivity. But the American population is aging, so we need more young workers.

      basic economics not understood by some leaders.

    3. 3 million undocumented immigrants and to curtail future entries, branding immigrants as "gang members,"

      Full on Grouping together is not good for the people.

    1. But President Trump quickly took up a cudgel, tweeting early the next morning that the suspect had entered on "the 'Diversity Visa Lottery Program,' a Chuck Schumer beauty."

      Trump makes unsupported claims

    2. The Halloween attack was the first fatal terrorist strike in New York City since Sept. 11, 2001. Its toll was also emotional.

      terroist attacks want to insight fear and thats what they did.

    3. But in a city where 37% of residents were born overseas, the NYPD also relies on an ambitious intelligence network, regarded as second only to the CIA's.

      becoming a police state is not a good thing for the every day american

    1. Alien: A person residing in a country who is not a citizen of that country.Deport: To expel someone from a country who is there illegally.

      Important definition.

    2. The issue has evolved on two fronts: the influx of immigrants across the border between the United States and Mexico, and the arrival of immigrants from regions of the world in which international terrorism is prevalent.

      The Immigration debate is no longer about the immigrants from Europe becuase we will allow as many of them in as possible.

    1. earlier immigrants or U.S.-born workers who haven't completed high school since they're the closest substitutes for immigrant workers, according to a landmark study on the economic impacts of immigration conducted by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine last year.

      dumb white americans struggle

    2. 1 in 4 Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 are unemployed, a rate he said is even higher for Hispanics and African Americans.

      Fake news

    3. rising 2.5% for the year and outpacing inflation.

      the ecconomy is improving because we are outpacing inflacition once again.

    4. The jobless rate for whites was 3.8%, so low that economists consider the number virtually full employment for that group.

      ecconomist consider this full employment???

    1. most drug-related offense

      weed would get some of these people kicked out.

    2. earn either a high school diploma or a general equivalency diploma (GED)

      making high school an incentive based achievement for these kids.

    3. Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) of 1996 restricted public colleges from offering in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants, making higher education too expensive for many students without legal resident status who may otherwise have been able to afford it.

      A way of restricting these peoples ability to receive higher education.

    4. Qualified applicants in the program are referred to as DREAMers, a reference to the DREAM Act. Because of this, many people have confused the DACA program with the DREAM Act.

      This difference is a big one many people wont understand

    1. define immigrants' loyalties for a generation. If we are successful, a gigantic block [sic] of progressive voters will enter the electorate over the next 15 years—a block [sic] that could be decisive in the battle for the future ..."

      one party stategists sets the hole strategy now.

    2. The push for amnesty for the estimated 12 million or more illegal aliens living and working in the U.S. includes not just waiving the penalties for violating our immigration and labor laws. It also includes providing what supporters call "a path to citizenship" for the illegals after their penalties are waived.

      They want the law followed and people to be rewarded for waiting.

    3. namely, encourage illegal immigrants to go home so that unemployed American workers wouldn't have to compete with them for scarce U.S. jobs.

      this is their home?????????

    1. From building a wall along the entirety of the U.S.-Mexico border to tackling reform of the U.S. immigration system to reduce admissions

      can't build the wall

    2. cutting temporary protections for noncitizens established by prior administrations
    3. Trump’s Arizona speech has proven a remarkably clear roadmap for understanding his priorities since entering the White House.

      he was unable to follow through completely on his plan

    1. emporary Visa Classifications

      these classification differences and showing a difference will be a big deal on the way to show we need a better policy.

    2. Prospective immigrants under the immediate relatives’ category must meet standard eligibility criteria, and petitioners must meet certain age and financial requirements.2Immediate relatives are

      the specifics on who can get in and who can't will be very important in developing an argument.

    3. U.S. immigration law is very complex, and there is much confusion as to how it works

      opening quote is very true and states a problem immediatly.