Arizona’s Immigration Law: Should It Be Abolished?
Every government in the world is not perfect; they all have their flaws. The United States government is not an exception to this statement. For many Americans, the creators of the constitution in our country did an outstanding job at designing a government with the ability of controlling itself, but it is still a government with its flaws. The power of the U.S. government is divided into three branches; this division represents the idea of the separation of powers. The three branches that govern the United States are: the executive branch, the judiciary branch, and the legislative branch. This last one, the legislative branch, is the one with the power to create laws than in its perspective benefit the U.S. as a whole, but such power has increased more than it should throughout the years.
In 2010, an immigration law was passed in the state of Arizona that requires “immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times and requires police to question people if there's reason to suspect they're in the United States illegally,” as stated in the article “What does Arizona’s immigration law do?” by CNN Politics. Others states, such as Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Michigan, and a few others, are thinking about adopting a similar law to fight illegal immigration (Miller). Although this immigration law has been effective by deporting thousands of illegal aliens, it creates more problems than the ones it solves and for this reason, it should be eliminated from the constitution.
Arizona is a state that attracts a large number of these immigrants because of its closeness to the Mexican-American border, as well as all those states close to it. According to “Arizona’s immigration law”, an article written by Renee Feltz, “border enforcement in states like Texas and California has pushed the greatest number of immigrants to enter through Arizona.” This increase in population in...