VIDEO: Students agree to deport Americans in exchange for illegal immigrants
More than two-thirds of the students approached by Campus Reform agreed to sign the petition.
Students at George Washington University signed a petition to deport one American citizen in exchange for one illegal immigrant.
Students at George Washington University (GWU) willingly signed a petition supporting the deportation of one American citizen in exchange for one illegal immigrant.
“Please sign our petition for President Obama to deport one American citizen, in exchange for one undocumented immigrant,” read the petition. “Everyone must be allowed a shot at the ‘American Dream.’ Americans should not be greedy. Let us right the wrongs of our past and make another’s dreams come true.”
“It makes sense,” one student told Campus Reform. “Like, I’ve noticed that there is a lot of like hatred against undocumented immigrants and it’s not necessarily their fault.”
WATCH: Students sign a petition to deport Americans for illegal immigrants.
“Everybody deserves a shot and we shouldn’t rule anybody out,” said another.
After some consideration, a female student decided signing the petition was best in the name of social justice.
“If somebody were to sign up for this program and they were going to go through all the effort to become this one undocumented immigrant than I think that’s enough will power and enough desire, they should be able to come in,” she said.
Campus Reform was at GWU for around an hour and was able to gather signatures from more than two-thirds of the students they talked to.
Last month, President Obama used an executive action to extend deportation protections to nearly five million illegal immigrants.
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