Monday, April 23, 2012

The gray area and U.S. immigration

Think of a baby born in Mexico and smuggled across the border.  When that child grows up, does she deserve to be deported back to a country that she has never known?  This difficult policy situation is the fault of unimaginative federal law.  Tens of thousands of people fall into this gray area and nothing has been done about it.  They are marginalized and face diminished prospects.  There are several options, none of which is perfect but all of which would help to different extents and foster additional discussion about the subject.  Learn more about the options after the break.