Immigrants have always been the backbone of the U.S. economy. They provide labor that no one else wants to do in many situations, including working in meatpacking plants, agriculture and construction. But, with the crackdown in immigration under full force, the U.S. labor market is at a crisis level.
When a person is accused of a crime in Miami they get their time in court to defend themselves. Usually, everyone is innocent until proven guilty. But, for some immigrants seeking legal status, their time in court has not come.
Immigrants come to the United States for various reasons, including vacation, education or employment. For some, relocating to the United States means the ability to start a new life free from persecution or hardships due to natural disasters. While some foreign nationals seek refuge by seeking asylum, other obtain refuge a Temporary Protected Status, or a TPS, that is issued to help protect individuals from specific countries.
Many people in the Miami area are from another country. Immigrants are the backbone of Florida's economy and are valuable members of society. With recent political tension, immigrants are feeling singled out in their daily lives.
There are thousands of residents of the Miami area who are DACA recipients. These young people have established a life for themselves in the United States following their entry to the country as a young person. But, recently, President Trump made a change to this immigration policy.
Immigration matters are important and sometimes emotional concerns for families and their loved ones. It is understandable that immigrants and others seek to be reunited with their families. Because of the importance of immigration matters, families should understand the immigration process, including as it relates to citizens and residents.
President Trump recently gave his State of the Union address. Within the speech, he mentioned his new immigration plan, merit-based immigration. What does this mean for Miami immigrants?
Immigrants in Miami have been feeling like they are under siege over the last year. With the new administration in place, immigration issues have been at the forefront. One of the most affected parties by the immigration discussions have been the over 800,000 immigrants who are in the US through DACA.
Because immigrants come to the U.S. for a specific purpose, it is often devastating when hey are faced with deportation. This process can be initiated for a variety of reasons, including illegal immigration. However, there are other reasons, such as violating the terms of a visa and committing a serious crime that could cause an immigrant lawfully in the states to be deported. If an individual is set to be deported, he or she will be formally removed for the United States.
During the most recent election, most Americans in Florida and elsewhere understand the now President's stance on immigration. Talks about the wall and being hard or illegal immigration has caused some concerns for immigrants currently in the U.S. as well as those seeking to enter the United States as tourists or for business.