#Documented – A Story of Undocumented Americans

Image Courtesy of documentedthefilm.com “What does it mean to be American?” is the core question asked in the 2013 film “Documented”. The title of the film is a pun as the subject of the documentary is Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented immigrant who opens himself to the national stage to take a stand on the…

Beyond the Wall

photo: Wall in El Paso by Jonathan McIntosh When people talk about immigration policies probably the first thing that comes to people’s minds is the construction of a wall that prevents people from entering the country illegally. This idea became popular due to the new President Trump’s administration but a “border wall won’t make as much…

The wall of prejudice

After reading the article of “Trump orders construction of border wall boosts deportation force” by Jeremy Diamond, we know that the presidency of Donald Trump wants to build a great wall like the great wall of China. the great wall is for ” speeding the deportation of undocumented immigrants (Jeremy Diamond).” I think his immigration…

The Hypocrisy of Immigration

  Image Credit: Walt Jabsco A quick and easy way for politicians to get votes and popularity is attacking and blaming the nations failure in immigrants, always making people drift away from the real problem, like injustice in the government and the controlling of corporations. Therefore, many fail to remember that the United States was…

“They’re Stealing Our Jobs”

One of the classic lines against immigration–besides quips about drug smuggling–is that immigrants are taking jobs that “rightfully belong” to American workers.  Mexican workers have faced the brunt of the backlash, beginning in the 1940s during World War II, when the Bracero Program was introduced (Kwong 301).  More conservative Americans believe that undocumented immigrants who…

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