I believe in legal immigration and having everyone documented. I support President Trump and his immigration policies and plans to reform our immigration system including swift removal of unlawful entrants. Unlawfully entering means no citizenship and most do not meet asylum requirements. With no more catch and release, the use of children to be released in 20 days can no longer be used. I also recognize that we have 25 million unlawful entrants and previous administrations have ignored this until now.
I would like support in exploring an expat visa program for our current undocumented aliens that could create a path to citizenship and get everyone documented.Those wanting citizenship can then apply while here. This is something new. It is not the same as a non-immigrant visa. Those are usually for students or people here for work. I have met many expats in my travels.
It is a plan for now forward with existing undocumented. If people plan on entering with the intent of being an ex-pat, they will know to have a valid passport on entry and enter legally on a tourist visa. No sneaking across the border.
It will not allow criminals to stay so ICE will still be needed.
- To be realistic- 25 million undocumented will not self deport. Most are working under the table and not paying into our system. Utilizing our Emergency Departments for free health care, sending their kids to public schools without supporting them and getting paid lower wages for jobs.
- They will not an cannot apply for citizenship. They are guilty of a misdemeanor and a 10 year ban to re-enter the United States. They will be deported.
An expat or expatriate is simply defined as a person who lives outside their native country.Similarly, an immigrant is a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
Sometimes, people come here until their countries become better and they can go back or just want to live here a few years and go back home.
Some people like living here but don't want citizenship. They may be citizens that have aging non-citizen parents we would like to take care of that don't want to be citizens.A direct patient care physician is perfect for non-citizens. We have Canadian snowbirds that may decide to stay longer and European backpackers.
I am concerned they are not documented so I have a thought regarding documenting, licenses & health care. It's my plan,pretty simple and will need to see if it can be done.
(I created this)
My idea: Make the U.S Expat-friendly.
It documents current residents in the U.S.
This will stop people from having to hide.
It will curb people from seeking under the table jobs.
It tells law enforcement they are staying with family or friends short term.
It assures they keep a valid passport.
If they work-will pay into our system.
If they drive, will carry insurance.
With Direct Patient Care they can have health insurance.
If they want to apply for a green card, they can and will have shown residency/work with no public charge.
What is the incentive? No one has to hide.
Places to be an American Expat (if you need a break from here)
This land was made for you and me.