For a number of Americans immigration is about fairness and entering the country legally. The estimated number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States ranges from 11 to 20 million.
“One of the solutions cannot be to simply mass deport all of these individuals we can’t afford it.”
Susan Im is Chair of American Immigration Lawyers Association Michigan Chapter.
“It’s not to say all of them deserve to stay but those that meet strict criteria I think there needs to be a path discussed because employers need it. They need to access those types of workers and also those foreign nationals have those long stays, those long ties here.”
KC McAlpin with U.S. Inc. says implement immigration system control beginning with the nations border security.
“We don’t want to do it in reverse. Legalize everybody and say, ‘Oh, yeah, we’re going to get enforcement down the line’ because those promises have never happened.”
You can watch the entire discussion beginning Friday night at 8:00 on the Create Channel and again Sunday morning at 10:00 on WGVU-TV’s West Michigan Week.
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