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Old 08-23-2009, 10:09 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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In the spring of 2008, I sat at my high-school graduation ceremony, wearing my navy-blue robes, with every stole and honorary pin achievable, looking every bit like the overachiever that I am. My enthusiasm surely made me look like a typical graduate. But my future appeared very different from that of my classmates. I am an undocumented person. Six months after I was born, my family emigrated from Mexico to Los Angeles illegally‚ÄĒwith little more than one suitcase but great hopes for the future. My parents wanted to give their two daughters opportunities that weren't available back home.
The Plight of Undocumented Students | Newsweek Kaplan College Guide | Newsweek.com

In one word; illegal alien------------tough!
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:20 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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I do not see how this makes this student any different from tens of thousands of other native-born high-achieving students who are unable to afford college tuition.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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I do not see how this makes this student any different from tens of thousands of other native-born high-achieving students who are unable to afford college tuition.
That aside: said illegal needs to return to Mexico; get in line----------or face the prospect of being tossed into prison then be forcibly deported.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:27 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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That aside: said illegal needs to return to Mexico; get in line----------or face the prospect of being tossed into prison then be forcibly deported.
I agree. Whether you were brought here as an infant or not, your immigration troubles are not this country's fault. Blame your parents! They are the ones who brought you here illegally, hoping for shamnesty but all the while gambling with YOUR future.
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