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Old 05-06-2011, 06:24 PM
 
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Feds: All kids, legal or not, entitled to K-12 ed - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110506/ap_on_re_us/us_immigration_students - broken link)

MIAMI The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to districts around the country Friday, reminding them that all students legal or not are entitled to a public education.
I disagree. Why should illegals be entitled to services taxpayers provide?
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:32 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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It's much easier to say that when you have 200 million folks footing the bills.
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:33 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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All kids should be entitled to a K-12 education - IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY. If they're here illegally all they should be entitled to is a trip back where they came from. I wonder how many schools are overcrowded and preventing American children from getting the education they are entitled to because of this?
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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I'm sure you'd love to blame President Obama for this, but in fact this is required by Supreme Court precedent on this very question.
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:38 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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I'm sure you'd love to blame President Obama for this, but in fact this is required by Supreme Court precedent on this very question.
Yes, I will blame him for not enforcing our laws and allowing more and more people to come here illegally and adding to the problem.

I will blame him for not being a patriot and taking care of us citizens.

I will blame him for wanting to give these criminals and their children amnesty while your average American can barely make ends meet.

We have a mediocre "leader" in the White House.
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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I'm sure you'd love to blame President Obama for this, but in fact this is required by Supreme Court precedent on this very question.
When the Surpreme Court made that precedent in Pyler v. Doe , illegal immigrants were not much of a problem at that time unlike it is today.
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Old 05-06-2011, 08:18 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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All kids should be entitled to a K-12 education - IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY. If they're here illegally all they should be entitled to is a trip back where they came from. I wonder how many schools are overcrowded and preventing American children from getting the education they are entitled to because of this?
So, only Legal Permanent Resident or U.S. citizen children should be able to attend school in the United States?...

No exceptions?...

I know a storrrryyyy...

Honest CN, it's not about legal immigrants...
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Tempe, Az
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So, only Legal Permanent Resident or U.S. citizen children should be able to attend school in the United States?...
Yes.
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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Yes.
Ok, story goes that my stepchildren were on their "non-immigrant" K-4 visas when we first enrolled them in school here. I owned the house since six years prior to my marriage, and paid property tax all that time with no children. Were we supposed to wait until the kids got their residency to put them in school?
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:59 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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Ok, story goes that my stepchildren were on their "non-immigrant" K-4 visas when we first enrolled them in school here. I owned the house since six years prior to my marriage, and paid property tax all that time with no children. Were we supposed to wait until the kids got their residency to put them in school?
No. A K-4 is a valid visa and I have no beef with your stepkids being enrolled in a public school.

We're talking about illegal immigrants, not children on "non-immigrant" visas that will convert to immigrant visas. I know a lot of people go the "non-immigrant" visa route to speed up the reunification process.
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