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.According to former president Franklin D. Roosevelt stated, “Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists,” meaning, that everyone in this world predominately evolved from immigrants descends. It all started many decades ago, hundreds of people attempt to enter United States borders every day with motives of becoming wealthy and successful, or trying to perceive a new way of living. The other categories of immigrants come to work to help provide for their families back “home.” Lastly, there are the groups of people who travel to the U.S with their families in an attempt to escape poverty or danger in their parent country. “Three-quarters of illegal immigrants’ children are United States born citizens” (Lorente). In order to avoid deportation, many times parents obtain fake documents to make it easier to get a job to provide for their children. If it is discovered that they gave false documents, then the parents could go to jail, get their child rights revoked and as a result of that, they can be separated from their child without their consent. Undocumented parents should not be deported when their children are native U.S born citizens. First, if someone has been deported or is in the process of being so, it is unlikely that they have a chance of receiving their visas. If the child reaches the age of 21, then the immigration law gives the child/parent relationship the chance in obtaining visas. As a result, they do not face quotas, which immigration law places on many categories of immigrant applications, and they can often be approved relatively quickly. “A 2009 Department of Homeland Security study estimated that at least 108,434 parents of U.S.-born children were deported between 1998 and 2007. According to a study of 190 children whose parents were arrested, detained, or deported, a

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