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Is immigration bad for America?

Immigration was a flashpoint of the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump pledged to crack down on undocumented immigrants and revamp the immigration system entirely. His supporters say immigration is a bad deal for native-born citizens, and immigrants are draining our resources and driving down wages. But others argue we are a nation of immigrants, so how can we deny others the right to be here? Plus, immigration actually boosts the economy and drives innovation. What do you think? 🗽

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Pro-immigration groups point out that immigrants built America, and that many of our greatest leaders and innovators were immigrants.

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But Trump rose to fame and eventually won the presidency in large part due to his hard-line stance on immigration. 64 million Americans think illegal immigrants are taking advantage of the system, and they want to see it changed.

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Many say immigrants end up being a convenient scapegoat for America's economic problems, when they're not the problem. 

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Others say neither they nor Trump are anti-immigrant, they're just anti-illegal immigrant.

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But others think that unless you're Native American, you should have a seat about who's allowed to come here "legally."

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Politics
Is immigration bad for America?
#CrackDownonIllegals
A festive crown for the winner
#DontVilifyImmigrants