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successful business and has been nothing but a positive attribute to society was arrested, detained and eventually deported when he was stopped at a checkpoint and only possessing a Mexican ID. Taibbi has observed and claimed that America “built a massive and ruthless police apparatus for the ordinary immigration population, complete with sprawling, essentially detention complex to catch and detain people who have not committed any actual crimes.’ (207) Taibbi believes that as a native-born American there are certain crimes you can commit and have no consequences, but an immigrant could commit the exact same crime and risk losing it all. In 2012 former president Barack Obama announced that the DACA program was to provide work permits as well as deportation relief to undocumented
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immigrants under the age of 29 years of age, but what about the individuals who don’t fit into this age group? The individuals who were brought to America as minors and are now living their life in fear of being deported? Also known as the 1.5 generation, these individuals who were raised and educated in the US are still
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  • Spring '16
  • Immigration to the United States, Matt Taibbi

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