Detained Legal Residents Urge Hard Line on Immigration

Detained Legal Residents Urge Hard Line on ImmigrationSeattle Times – A group of legal permanent residents, housed at the immigration detention center in Tacoma, have distributed a letter urging that undocumented immigrants not be granted a path to citizenship. The detainees, from countries such as Jordan, Scotland, Somalia and Mexico and in the country in some instances for as long as 40 years, are giving voice to another group of legal immigrants — those who say illegal immigration tarnishes them all, especially as debates around the issue have grown more heated

“We take great offense that the country we grew up in is considering giving a reform to people who have done everything illegally as compared to our legal efforts for naturalization,” they wrote in the letter. [Read More]