Two kids try to find a way through Mexico into America. Excellent.
California will give state aid to illegal immigrants. Unfortunately this will only drive the perceived ‘cost’ of immigration up.
I would rather limit illegal immigrant rights to the bare minimum (i.e. that of any visiting foreign national) have more open borders and less ambiguity.
What happens when they graduate college? They get thrown out for working illegally?
Indonesia is stopping migrant workers from going to the Middle East, because from all accounts Indonesian migrant workers are treated poorly there.
On the other hand, I am sure the migrant workers are a large source of Income to many families across the archipelago.