They also have to learn English and prove they're employed. They'll be subject to mandatory employer E-Verify. It's a government-run online system. It enforces draconian harshness.
It compares employee information to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security data. Numerous false alarms are triggered. Millions of legal immigrants are falsely targeted.
Millions of family members of legal US residents await permanent residency status.
Undocumented immigrants will be forced to the back of the line. US citizens trying to bring unmarried Mexican children to America requires waiting 17 years or longer. Most never succeed.
Proposed legislation blocks the road to citizenship until borders are secured. So-called disqualifying crimes are largely minor misdemeanors or youthful indiscretions. They're enough to deny citizenship.
They ignore sweeping Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) discriminatory harshness. Post-9/11, hundreds of thousands of immigrants have been mercilessly hounded, harassed, and persecuted.
Billions have been spent on ruthless targeting. Obama deported record numbers. They deserve better.
Sweeping workplace and community raids target them. They've been rounded up, incarcerated, brutally treated, denied all rights, and sent home for being the wrong color from the wrong country.