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Immigration and education

Newsweek published an article awhile back.  It is a “perspective” article, more an essay, from the point of view of an illegal alien.

Oh, I’m sorry, did I not use the politically correct term “Undocumented,” as the article’s author did?  Please pardon me as I show no remorse over my lapse in progressive judgement.  Actually, don’t.  There’s nothing to pardon.

While well intentioned, I am certain, this article shows the complete disregard for the rule of law by illegal aliens and their children.”K. Gonzalez” writes that she is no longer able to attend the University of California at Berkeley due to a lack of funds, and laments in a roundabout way that her illegal status prevents her from accessing some forms of assistance.

Clearly, “K. Gonzalez” is a hard-working person.  She worked hard at her education and got grades good enough to get into Berkeley.  That’s wonderful.  What she hasn’t shown is any regard for the law.  She is an illegal alien.  Now, she was brought here by her parents when she was just an infant.  There are existing legal methods available to her where she could become a legal resident, even a citizen of the United States. Read the rest of this entry »


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