Just a note to all of you out there who really think that deporting all of the illegal immigrants is really an option - you are out of your minds. The immigration courts can't even come close to handling all of the legal immigrants at this point.
If you want to see illegal immigrants be a real drain on our society, round them all up and try to deport them. You are talking about 11-12 millions people. The amount of time and money that would cost would make Iraq look cheap in comparison. You would be looking at a decade or more before you could get them all through the court system. In the mean time, we would have to build jails to hold them all, feed them all, care for them all. All the while, we would have to find foster homes for all the children until their parents were adjudicated, further putting the financial burden on the tax payers.
So, to those who want to go this route because illegals are a "drain" on our coffers, put a little thought into your statements. You are making no sense. the only people who would be better off financially would be the lawyers... Trust me, I am one.
So, accept that deportation is not a real option and start being constructive already. You are better off that way.
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