Enrique's Journey Argumentative Essay

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More than 11 million people illegally entered America looking for better lives, and good jobs. Illegal immigrants think that this journey across the border is worth it. I recently read the book “Enrique’s Journey” by Sonia Nazario. After, those 11 million people, 48,000 children went to meet their parents in America. These children had gone through a lot of abuse, loss, and loneliness to meet up with their parents. Over 11 million people that think this is important. We need to help immigrants, we do not need to reject and deport them.

This is true because these people have come here through means of escape and refuge. Immigrants have always had a reason, some of us just do not want to listen. For instance, did you know that Central America has had the highest amount of gang violence and the highest crime rate with 82.1 per 100,000 of population being killed? These gangs have driven the people out from all the chaos they
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These children were brought over and made into U.S citizens at very young ages and they are still being deported. These children grow up and become somebody, to someone, and without warning, they are taken away, back to Central America, a place that they are somewhat unfamiliar with. This is a case in an article I read called “Deported from U.S., unwelcome in Mexico, “Los Otros Dreamers” organize.” Where Nancy Landa, who had just become the first Latina student body president, and had a boyfriend, was deported, and was sent to Mexico, where she barely knew anything and did not know anyone. She gets a job and lives near the border, but she knows she cannot go back. One day, though, she joins an organization called the “Los Otros Dreamers”. This group was made so that people who were brought to America as children, can stay in America without being

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