“You deported me.”
Donald Trump has talked about “rounding people up humanely” with a “deportation force” – but what would this kind of mass deportation of undocumented immigrants really mean?
The truth is that we don’t have to guess – we’ve seen it before. This video will take you through history and the hypothetical scenario of what anti-immigration people want today, to show the harrowing financial and social cost of a plan like Trump’s.
In this part of FWD.us’s six-part “11 Million Stories” series illustrating life as an undocumented immigrant, Michelle Yoon tells the story. She told NBC that she wanted to participate in this series to give visibility to undocumented AAPI immigrants.
We’re glad she did, and we hope this helps makes clear why we can’t go down this path.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 7 Things Undocumented Immigrants Worry About that US Citizens Don’t
- 6 Examples of How You Can Benefit From Citizen Privilege