Asylum Seeker Talks About Immigration Detention

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The woman in the video says: “I know that America is a country that has high respect for human rights.” Being born here, I always thought so too, but more and more I’m beginning to feel different. From immigration to Iraq I don’t see the compassion this country is supposed to stand for. To tell this woman she should go back and die in her country is deplorable. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”

This is the country that is supposed to exemplify how people from all walks of life can work together and build great things. It is a place where people can come and bring their strong desire for positive change and their desire to contribute. They want a better life and are willing to work for it. For those that believe these wonderful people are here to take from them, they are not only showing a taste for greed, but they are endearing very unAmerican values.


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