Posts Tagged ‘Illegal immigration’

America’s Undocumented Immigrants – Who Are They?

Posted By Levi

November 20th, 2014 6:14pm

Category: Immigration

Tonight President Obama will address the nation on his plans to deal with the undocumented immigrant population currently living in the United States. The president has said from the beginning that he would like to find a way to allow many of these immigrants to live and work legally in the country. In June 2013, the US Senate passed a bill that would have given most undocumented immigrants a pathway to become legal permanent residents and eventually, citizens. However, the Republicans who controlled the House of Representatives never took up the bill and so it died. Living here illegally means that these immigrants constantly face the threat of deportation so the President is expected to issue an executive order that will temporarily prevent many of them from been deported.  We will have to wait for the speech to find out exactly how many will benefit from the president’s action. In the meantime, for those who are interested, here are a few basic facts you should know. 1. How many Read More