Illegal immigration is a highly exaggerated issue
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One thing you'll often hear from the right is that they don't hate immigrants, just illegal immigrants. That made me think about what exactly was so terrible about illegal immigrants. Based on what I've read they do not hurt the economy, take unwanted jobs, can't live off of welfare anyways and actually help the economy in the long run.
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Illegal immigration is a highly exaggerated issue

by EmmettChan

One thing you'll often hear from the right is that they don't hate immigrants, just illegal immigrants. That made me think about what exactly was so terrible about illegal immigrants.

Based on what I've read they do not hurt the economy, take unwanted jobs, can't live off of welfare anyways and actually help the economy in the long run.

The only semi-valid reason I've heard is that tolerating illegal immigrants is unfair towards those who actually acquire citizenship,

but I don't believe a petty reason like that should influence politics.

First time poster, not sure how I should get across that I'm open to changing this view.

Guess I'll briefly mention here that most people from both sides of the political spectrum seem to agree on this issue, leading me to wanting to know why. Perhaps I'm simply ill-informed.

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