Do you think if we're going to have an honest discussion about undocumented migrants in the US, it should include US policy towards Latin America?



All too often people oversimplify the issue by claiming undocumented migrants are criminals. When it's mentioned that the countries that undocumented migrants come from have less economic opportunities than the US and these people are struggling to get by, many American nationalists will just scoff and say that's not their problem (ignoring for the moment how dependent on migrant labor the US economy is [https://www.cbsnews.com/news/illegal-immigrants-us-jobs-economy-farm-workers-taxes/ ]). But the US has illegally interfered with the internal politics of many countries in Latin America which has been a key contributor to the lack of economic opportunities in the countries that the migrants are coming from. So, if we're going to have an honest discussion about the issue, we can't just write off migrant workers as being criminals and ignore the history that led to the situation that we're in.
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Do you think if we're going to have an honest discussion about undocumented migrants in the US, it should include US policy towards Latin America?
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