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Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00

Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos: Illegal ‘Students Should Not Be Concerned’ About Losing In-State Tuition

Written by  Dr. Susan Berry

While U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured schools in Miami, Florida last week, she told the Miami Herald that illegal immigrant students in Florida “should not be concerned” about losing in-state tuition because the Trump administration is “very supportive” of states deciding for themselves on such policy.
Referring to the words of Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, DeVos said:

Well, as you well know [immigration] is an issue that’s been widely discussed within the administration and I yesterday referred to [Homeland Security Secretary] Gen. [John F.] Kelly’s comments about the fact that [undocumented] students should not be concerned. They should continue to focus on their studies and continue to pursue their educations. The administration is very supportive of states setting their direction and I would say that would be consistent here [for in-state tuition], too.

In March, when asked about illegal immigrant students who fall into the domain of former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Kelly responded:

I have a lot of things on my plate, a lot of criminals to apprehend and deport, that are here illegally, criminals beyond just the fact that they’re here illegally, and the least of my worries right now is anyone who falls under the general category of DACA…I can guarantee you that we have a lot of very bad people to go after, and the least of my worries are undocumented illegal aliens who are living lives.

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Blogger Debbie Schlusell warned about DeVos. http://www.debbieschlussel.com/83731/betsy-devos-affirmative-action-pimp-islamo-panderer-guess-who-her-brother-is/

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Instate tuition for those here illegally/not legal is a free give away of the American tax payers money to non deserving kids. Do American kids get these freebies for going to school,this should be a big tax break to all American school tax payers. We deserve a few breaks for once rather than giving it away to those who are here Illegal.

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How can they get in state tuition when they shouldn't even get in country tuition

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Let mexico pay for there education and welfare. ILLEGALS ARE HERE ILLEGALLY BREAKINGBUS LAWS!!

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(Updated: April 11, 2017)

You mentioned "State Supported" ; consider Federal Grants??? You also use the word Illegal; a better word would be INVADERS.

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That is ridiculous!! Why should hard working taxpayers pay for criminals to go to school? We want them out of here! The men who bombed in Boston were getting a free education from the taxpayers and look what we got in exchange. I personally DO NOT want to pay for an illegal to get a free college education, or free anything else. And I'm sure they're getting it all.

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Leonard Collings Written by Leonard Collings
April 11, 2017
We have to pay for them and they use at least 5 times the resources of a normal US born child.

What a bunch of TRIPE! They are here illegally They ae breaking the law. THAT MAKES THEM CRIMINALS!

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The illigal should not be able to attend school, They are illigal that means they have broken our laws. Which means they have no respect for us or our country.

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Since the democrats have put us so far in debt, we can NOT afford educating others. And immigrants are bringing down the education of our citizens..DO YOUR JOB for OUR CHILDREN

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Oh great they used Obama voters to make a decision when he was an illegal alien himself . Take the vote on conservatives and republicans !!! I demand it !!!

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Two losers. Trump is going to the dogs, or should I say to the swamp liberals. Have lost all faith in him and the morons he selected; probably due to leftist, progressive kushner and his wife.

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Marc Jeric Written by Marc Jeric
April 11, 2017
Every stipend to an illegal immigrant means one stipend less for an American.
Doc Browning Written by Doc Browning
April 11, 2017
The statement of Betsy DeVos does not coincide with the U.S. Constitution and immigration laws on which they are based.
Regardless of age, persons residing in the U.S. illegally are not citizens and not entitled to services that are provided to citizens.
Illegal residents in the U.S. should receive the same services as Americans illegally residing in foreign countries: NONE. Even
with "legal residency" in the E.U. and most foreign countries, Americans who have not become citizens of a foreign country are
not entitled to services provided to the citizenry.
Per the U.S. Constitution, the same applies within the U.S..
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Clara P Cabal Written by Clara P Cabal
April 11, 2017
Amen Doc
Clara P Cabal Written by Clara P Cabal
April 11, 2017
You are not a Trumpian David, but either you are not following the ball or you are ill-intentioned.

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