Immigrants are crucial to the foundation of America. The first settlers of the #United States were immigrants, seeking a better life across the Atlantic ocean. Today, the situation is no different. Except for one thing: President Trump.

Trump's Rise to Power

In order to fully understand how we got to this point, we need to understand how exactly #Donald Trump was elected. He campaigned under various platforms, but one of the issues he placed on emphasis on was illegal immigration.

That disdain for immigrants could be seen in Trump's proposal for a wall that would extend across the Mexican border. He gave no exact plans or details for it, but some Americans still ate it up and supported him in this endeavour.

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Only now are those who voted for him starting to see just how cruel a harsh immigration policy can be.

Think of the Children!

Those children who were brought into America on the DREAMers program could now be kicked out of the United States, removing approximately 200,000 people. Can you imagine if these were your kids? They've grown up in the U.S., understand the U.S., and have known no place other than the U.S. This program will leave these kids in unfamiliar territory with no real understanding of what to do in a brand new country.

And even those who were recently granted permission to enter the country are at risk of losing that chance. Can you imagine being in that person's shoes? You do all this work to finally make it into the #Land Of Opportunity, and now you're denied? What kind of justice is that? None at all, and it's time for the American people to realize that.

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Economic Cost

And the ending of this program doesn't just have a social cost. The repeal of DACA has an economic cost as well. With those children and immigrants deported, America will lose talented minds and talented people that could have helped to build a better economy. Instead, those people will now be contributing to the economies of other countries. Is that really what we want as a nation?

It's not what we should want, but it is what some people want, and it's hard to understand why. Do these young children really pose massive risks to society? Is our police force incapable of handling such "problem people." I don't think so. It's time for the American people to take a stand. Is this really the direction we want our country to head in? This is supposed to be the land of opportunity [VIDEO], but for many, it's quickly turning into the Forbidden Forest.