10th Oct 2017

The essay ‘A Dream Deferred’ is by Amber Floyd. In this essay, she talks about the big of illegal immigrant’s kid being stopped from deportation when caught. This meant the children would get citizenship after a certain years. initially it was rejected when presented in 2001. It had greater votes in 2010 but missed the cut by 5 votes.

The reason senators want to avoid this is budget deficit.

“legal residency would then qualify for federal programs such as Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps, and federal health insurance exchanges. As a result, the federal deficit would then increase by between $5 billion and $20 billion from the years 2021 to 2061” Pg – 184.
The Stats and figure presented here is a serious threat for the US budget in case the figures are precise.
Contents. (n.d.). A Dream Deferred. doi:10.3726/978-3-0351-0173-7/1
Floyd, A. (2012). Legal residency would then qualify for federal programs such as Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps, and federal health insurance exchanges. As a result, the federal deficit would then increase by between $5 billion and $20 billion from the years 2021 to 2061(pp.184). Washington,NY: Self Published.

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