by Renee Greene, Your Black world
According to Katherine Archuleta, “The Republican presidential candidates are carbon copies of the congressional Republicans who have blocked common-sense change at every turn. In last week’s Republican debates in Iowa, the candidates talked about walls, as if higher and longer fences could magically resolve this complex issue.”
America’s immigration system has not made sense for a very long time, including the GOP insistence on deporting babies born in America whose parents (or one parent) still happen be citizens of Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice are taking a look into current deportation caseloads. They will be eliminating low-priority cases and focusing on illegal immigrants and others who come into the country through Mexico, Canada, Haiti, and other places who are actually caught and convicted of the commissions of crimes.
The strategy gets the immigration authorities working on keeping America safe, over and above bigoted immigration practices to get “illegals” out of the country due to nothing more than their ethnicity or nationality. America is a nation of immigrants? Indeed, some voluntary and some ‘historically involuntary’, but here now to stay.