About 250,000 million children of immigrants who want to immigrate to the US grew up legally in the US, but face the risk of being deported at the age of 21.
America (US) A group of Democratic Party lawmakers have again urged to pass an act to provide citizenship to around 2,50,000 people below the age of 21 who want to settle in the US. done, most of which American Indian (India-American). Lawmakers led by California Senator Alex Padilla and US Congressman Deborah Ross are urging their colleagues in the Senate and the House of Representatives to pass the America’s Children Act for those who immigrated to the US but ‘Green Card’ Will allow the children of those waiting to be found here. Due to the large number of applications for green card, they have not been able to get this permanent residence card yet.
Green Card is officially known as Permanent Residence Card. It is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the holder has been granted the privilege of permanent residence in the US.
It is noteworthy that some 250,000 million children of immigrants who want to immigrate to the US are legally raised in the US, but face the risk of being deported at the age of 21.
“For these kids, turning 21 means facing an impossible choice,” Padilla told reporters here. Either they leave their families and return home, to which they hardly feel any connection, or they hide in America without (valid) documents.
Indian-American Member of Parliament Dr Amy Bera said that these children grew up in America and they consider this country as their only home. “Yet they face the risk of being deported when they turn 21 because there are a lot of pending applications (for green cards) in the immigration system. ,
He said that Parliament should pass America’s Children Act to provide protection to these children.
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