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Old 05-23-2008, 04:29 PM
 
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No child should be deprived of public education. I don't care if a child wades across the Rio Grande and shows up to a school five minutes later; the Supreme Court has suggested that free, public education is a pseudo-fundamental right and that it cannot be withheld from anyone, regardless of their immigration status. On another note, illegal immigrant parents pay taxes too, you know.


Wow just wow.
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Old 05-23-2008, 04:57 PM
 
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Also, Mexican students didn't necessarily stand out, since 95 percent of Calexico residents are Latino.
You call 95% diversity.
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:20 PM
 
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No child should be deprived of public education. I don't care if a child wades across the Rio Grande and shows up to a school five minutes later; the Supreme Court has suggested that free, public education is a pseudo-fundamental right and that it cannot be withheld from anyone, regardless of their immigration status. On another note, illegal immigrant parents pay taxes too, you know.

These children do not even reside in the US, nor do their parents pay taxes.
Do they still deserve an education paid by US taxpayers?

You do realize that the well is running dry, don't you? The dollar is in the toilet, we are in massive debt to the Chinese and other bankers throughout the world......where does the US government get the money to magically educate non citizens much less non residents?
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Old 05-23-2008, 06:06 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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In other words; ANY child from ANY country should be permitted to attend OUR schools, and WE should pay for it.
Think again.

Unless a child is either a US citizen, legal immigrant or possibly a political refugee-------we are not obliged to educate anybody.

And; if/when the Anchor Baby loophole is closed/locked------it will be none too soon.
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Old 05-23-2008, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Northern VA (for now)
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America, our education system is getting to be more and more of a joke every day. We can't even educate ourselves let alone children who have no business in the US. We need to enforce our laws and get as many illegals out of our public schools as possible. It is time to remove one the biggest magnets for illegals, free no questions-asked education.
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Old 05-23-2008, 07:19 PM
 
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No child should be deprived of public education. I don't care if a child wades across the Rio Grande and shows up to a school five minutes later; the Supreme Court has suggested that free, public education is a pseudo-fundamental right and that it cannot be withheld from anyone, regardless of their immigration status. On another note, illegal immigrant parents pay taxes too, you know.
this is perfect example of why all extreme liberals should have to pay higher taxes
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Old 05-23-2008, 07:28 PM
 
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I'm not an extreme liberal, I am a moderate liberal who thinks the economic and social consequences of deporting "illegals" are greater than the costs we have to bear when we accept "illegals" into our society. In other words, I think that in 2008, immigrants - whether legal or illegal - are good for this country and that we would be running ourselves into the ground by trying to enforce outmouded and extremely unaccomodating immigration laws. Are you people really serious that it shouldn't be our responsibility to educate the children of illegal immigrants who are here by no fault of their own? I most certainly think that any first world country has the responsibility of doing so. If we turn away children from out schools, we create social problems in the future with which we will eventually have to deal - and on which we will have to spend the money eventually - TENFOLD.
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Old 05-23-2008, 09:24 PM
 
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Yes. This is a first world country and we have the responsibility of educating our citizens AND our future citizens, including children of illegals who were brought here by their parents at no fault of their own.
WOW, just WOW is all I can say about this.
If I said what I really thought Im quiet sure I would be reported for personal attack.
So Wow just WOW
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Old 05-23-2008, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Small patch of terra firma
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This is possible thanks to our law requiring ALL children to receive K-12 education, regardless of immigration status.
However if you enforce the residency requirement, that skirts around the "immigration status" checks limitation. If you're not a resident of the school district then you shouldnt be going to that school without prior approval. As far as I know, school district boundaries do not extend beyond the US border. So people crossing the border do not reside within a school district and should not be allowed to go to that school.
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Old 05-24-2008, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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However if you enforce the residency requirement, that skirts around the "immigration status" checks limitation. If you're not a resident of the school district then you shouldnt be going to that school without prior approval. As far as I know, school district boundaries do not extend beyond the US border. So people crossing the border do not reside within a school district and should not be allowed to go to that school.
How true! This is precisely why this practice is so outrageous. I canít understand the rationale behind those endorsing this abuse of U.S. taxpayers. Regardless of oneís stance on illegal immigration; this is simply wrong.
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