Debate Check: The Myth of Families Broken Up by Immigration Enforcement | LifeZette

Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday repeated a favorite line of advocates for liberalized immigration laws — that aggressive enforcement of immigration laws will break up families. Clinton cited a Nevada girl who was born in the United States but was scared her illegal immigrant parents would be deported. “It’s not the immigration system that’s breaking up the family … That’s the choice the immigrant made by coming here illegally.” “I don’t want to rip families apart,” she said. “I don’t want to be sending parents away from children. I don’t want to see the deportation force that Donald has talked about in action in our country.” The truth is that if anyone is breaking up families — it is the illegal immigrants, themselves. Men from Mexico and Central America commonly come by themselves to the United States in search of work to support their families back home. By doing so, they are separating themselves from their wives and children. If an illegal immigrant

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