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Illegal immigrants allowed to enroll at NC community colleges

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Undocumented immigrants will now be able to attend community college in North Carolina. There have been multiple policy changes since 2001, but this latest ruling may bring some closure. The new policy comes with restrictions. In order to apply for school, immigrants must have graduated from a US high school, they must pay out of state tuition which will cover all tax payer costs, and they will be last in line to register for classes; not displacing any US citizens. Officials at Cape Fear Community College say given the school's popularity, they don't foresee the new regulations having much of an effect. “In the case of Cape Fear Community College, at the end of fall registration we were about ninety percent full. There weren't that many classes to choose from, so as far as Cape Fear Community College goes, I see this having very little effect,” said David Hardin. The ruling has left CFCC students with mixed feelings: “I don't think they should be going to any schools here if they are illegal; whether its high school, elementary, whatever,” said Robert Cerasuolo. Rene Plowden said, “I don't feel like its necessarily a bad idea, but I think its kind of contradictory to US law to tell immigrants that they actually shouldn't be here, but them promote them attending school here.” Chris Boone added. “I mean, if they go through the process of becoming a citizen, then that's all good. But they need to do that before they should be allowed to go to school in this country.” Students say even if they do not agree with the policy itself they would not have any problem sharing the classroom with undocumented immigrants in the future. Even though there was only one dissenting vote, State House Republican leaders say that in adopting this policy the board ignored and defied the people of NC and Governor Perdue. Their polling has consistently indicated a large majority in this state reject extending educational benefits to undocumented aliens.

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illegal Immigrants

No they should not get to use our schools they will take a slot away from someone who deserves it. The schools should be required to forward info to authorities so they could be rounded up and shipped back. Just like any other criminal. Want to stay in the Us get a green card. Are these people elected that voted for this? If so vote them out!

College for illegals...I thought colleges taught ethics

Don't they offer an ethics course in college? Don't they require that we follow the rules (no cheating, must show up to class, etc). So how can a college system allow people who have BROKEN THE RULES OF OUR COUNTRY to participate in an education for the community (tax paying citizens)?! Obviously, the community college I attended 15 years ago meant to teach me something different. They meant to teach me to bend the rules if money was involved....and isn't that what landed corporate america in trouble (ENRON, Arthur & Anderson, QUEST, the freakin banking industry)?? What gives? I challenge one professor to help me answer this question!

Illegal immigrants allowed to enroll at NC community colleges

Stop using PC terms and tell the truth. These people are law breakers, criminals. You do not give any privileges to criminals. Especially those who are trying to undermine our way on life. They don't accept our language or our ways. Instead they stick to their 3rd world ideals. They drive drunk, kill our citizens, break our laws, use our medical facilities and don't pay. The list goes on and on. As far as the politicians who are responsible for this. YOUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED because you do not represent the ideals of the CITIZENS of North Carolina. These politicians MUST GO.

Illegal immigration, Health care & E-Verify

Now that E-Verify is becoming a nationwide verification application to extract 20 million plus illegal immigrants from businesses. It is now growing in aggressive performance for placing true US workers in the job line and outing illegal labor. This operation should now extend to certainly more purposeful uses? That means not just federal contractors but everybody who draws a pay check? Should a health care reform pass all obstacles in the House and Senate chambers, it could have an invaluable function of checking people who are not only applicants for jobs, but health care reform registry. Illegal immigrants are already getting free emergency hospital care and--WE--pay for it. In the future it should be considered to vet a person’s nationality status, when applying for a mortgage? The United States banking system, financial institution were all but swept away on a deluge of corruption that has very sinister undertones in an organization called ACORN. The Association of Community Organizations for Reform now is under state and federal investigations at this very moment. Other involved institution impacted both Freddie Mac/Freddie Mae and a scheme incorporating underhand minority lending practices. But you might not have heard any of this, from the liberal media about the massive illegal alien mortgage accusations. The whole debacle was the involvement in a corrupt enabling banking industry and ethnic lobbyists, using unethical methods, along with Bush administration to guarantee loans for low income and people that could not possibly afford mortgages. Didn't Wall Street, the government regulators learn anything from the Savings and loan crisis in the 1980’s? GOOGLE—Michelle Malkin, she has her own blog and also Google illegal immigrants—mortgages—home loans. Find out about the shady deals which had a massive impact on the 2009 real estate crash. In Addition read how we as citizens and legal residents can demand permanent E-VERIFY. Tell the politicians in Washington at 202-224-3121 It’s about time they worked for the USworking man/woman, instead of paying-off favors to the wealthy business lobbyists? NUMBERSUSA & JUDICIAL WATCH has more answers about corrupt lawmakers and the issues that effects us all. HELP AMERICA SURVIVE. BETTER START COUNTING YOUR PENNIES, BECAUSE IF THE DEM'S PASS ANOTHER AMNESTY--WILL HAVE MILLIONS OF MORE DESTITUTE ILLEGAL ALIENS AND FAMILIES TO SUPPORT!. THE BUSINESSES THAT HIRE THEM WILL NOT!

Send them back home!

They call them Illegal immigrants for a reason, they're Illegal. Plan and simple. You shouldnt be allowed to let them have rights as a citizen. Your showing young people it's ok to do illegal things. They should be deported and live back home to finish school and do it the correct way that others become legal. Didnt know it was our job to support people that can't even come over here the right way and respect our country, we respect theirs.

I have seen everything now.

I have seen everything now. That's all I can say. Anything else and it would be edited.

This is a bad Idea. If you

This is a bad Idea. If you are illegal then you are breaking the law and you should not the same rights as a law abiding citizen. Go through the process to become a legal imagrant and I'll welcome you. Otherwise go back to your native home.

Let's Hope

INS has officers present wherever undocumented illegal residents attempt to apply. Become legal citizens or at least obtain a Green Card OR return to your country of origin.

community college illegals

What is so hard to understand about the word illegal?


I beleive everyone deserve a fair chance to survive in America. I also beleive that if you get any type of benefits, you should be paying taxes, like everyone else who work. I don't agree with illegal immigrants being able to enroll in school. I also don't see the fairness if they are able to get grants based on income.