“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door,” go the iconic lines of Emma Lazarus’ poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty.
Apparently, not everyone feels the same. Immigration, illegal immigration and immigrants all have become hot and debatable terms.
There's been a lot of hate speech and negative sentiment out there over immigrants. But even though those beating the drum the loudest against immigration get most of the attention, there are people out there in immigrants' favor.
Here are some comments by people on the extremely sensitive issue that need to be heard.