Irish undocumented in New York hopeful that Barack Obama will deliver on immigration reform
Will immigration reform finally come in Obama's second term?
“I think people should be able to buy their way into a legal status,” he says. “A few grand, 20 grand, whatever it takes, I’m sure people will pay. Sure, people pay that much nowadays to get married to get their green card so why not? It proves they are earning money and not just sponging.
“I think they should then be monitored for a few years to make sure they are still earning, still contributing and they should be made citizens after that. I hope the government will make a move sooner rather than later,” he concluded.