One of the criticisms of the immigration reform bill making it’s way through Congress is that it’s going to give amnesty to illegal immigrants. Makes getting citizenship sound easy, doesn’t it? Maybe this graphic will help you get a better idea of what “amnesty” really means. Immigrants have to be continuously employed for 10 years, they don’t get benefits and they must pay more than $2,000. That’s a lot of hurdles to jump over.
This Is What the Path to Citizenship Really Looks Like