A lot of Americans are unforgiving when it comes to illegal immigrants. Many are calling for us to “deport them!” without a second thought.
Before passing snap judgments, however, Americans need to consider some facts about illegal immigrants.
Deportation Means Breaking Up Families
Most conservatives and republicans hold “family values” above all else. It is shocking, then, that these values and lines of thought do not extend to illegal immigrants.
Almost half, up to 45 percent, of illegal immigrant households are comprised of families. It is highly likely, then, that most of these children were born in the United States, making them legal citizens. Another 51 percent of unauthorized immigrants are female and likely, one day, to have American children. That means w