• Tanessa Copeland

     

    What It Means to be American?

     

    Most people think of America as “the greatest country in the world,” the country where everyone is treated equal. Other people thought America was great

    • Hello Tanessa, I totally agree with your statements. The U.S. is really treating immigrants wrong because there are so many laws that they are trying to enforce on immigrants while forgetting that america is built up on immigrants. Also the statement that you made saying that “No matter how different we all are, we should be treated the same,” which I strongly agree with. Thanks so much for sharing your post.

    • Tanessa,
      Your post is very well written, and I totally agree with everything that you talked about. You brought up a lot of great argumentative points and educational ones as well. For example, I did not know about the 1917 act or about how deportation and the negative treatment of immigrants can cause depression. These are really great points. I truly believe America is a land built on immigrants, and it still is. Immigrants make up so much of the GDP and economy, that if they were to be deported, especially the young adults under DACA, it would cost the country a lot. I thought this article was interesting about DACA if you would like to check it out: https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_59b15b26e4b0d0c16bb52a87/amp

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