She Showed Up Yearly to Meet Immigration Agents. Now They’re Deporting Her, leaving her husband and children behind. No one will tell them where she is now...The New York Times. This sounds like the non-democratic countries we used to hear about.
By paying taxes and Social Security, immigrants contribute far more to government coffers than they use in social services. Almost all immigrants pay income taxes even though they can't benefit from most federal and state local assistance programs and all immigrants pay sales and property taxes.