The United States of America is among the few nations in this world which allow children born in its territory to become American citizens. However, there are hundreds of thousands of young people whose parents took them to the USA while still a child. They have spent most of their lives in America, speak English, and are culturally and psychologically American as apple pie. President Obama announced a new program which would allow them to gain access to work, and, hopefully, to citizenship.
Millions will deny them this opportunity to build on their American experience and become citizens. Throughout the history of the USA, millions of immigrants entered illegally and their descendants now demand sending home those who entered through the back door. Most probably buried in their own history is teh story of an illegal immigrant