Tuesday, September 22, 2009

North Carolina will let illegal immigrants enroll at community colleges

Last week North Carolina's State Board of Community Colleges voted to allow illegal immigrants to enroll at the many community colleges we have here.

Very, very wrong move. As Rockingham County's own Phil Berger Sr., the state Senate Minority Leader noted...

"This action is a slap in the face to legal North Carolina residents that desperately need access to the job training provided by our community colleges during the worst period of unemployment since the Great Depression."
But it's still worse than that. It's this kind of thing that encourages illegal immigration to begin with. And in my opinion that's not being a good neighbor to our friends across the border in Mexico. They have their own house to clean, just as we have our own that needs a lot of work. Sweetening the pot so that more people will be drawn here illegally to take advantage of our already over-burdened societal infrastructure is a detriment to the citizens here, and it does more damage to Mexico than most realize by bleeding away personnel that could otherwise be trying to make their own nation a better place to live.

All of that, and I have to wonder aloud how what is officially admitted to be illegal behavior is now being rewarded.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Despite Mr Burger's pandering populist remarks, I doubt this will be much of a problem at over $7000 per year and no financial aide allowed. He should show equal outrage for the public schools' drop out rate in his home county. However, someone call Lou Dobbs, I'm sure he'll run with it.

AnounaMouse

Anonymous said...

Although it is a valid point about the tuition cost, the point is that NC is rolling out the red carpet for illegal immigrants yet again. Should you pay attention you would see years of protests by Sen. Berger over the dropout rate. It seems the democrats in charge care about appeasing potential voters more than the success of our school children, a fact Sen. Berger has highlighted numerous times.

Anonymous said...

If I should ever get to choose who moves in next door, you better believe I will select the tax-paying college educated illegal immigrant over the Rockingham County born minimum-wage drop out. But that's just me.

AnounaMouse

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

North Carolina will let illegal immigrants enroll at community colleges

Last week North Carolina's State Board of Community Colleges voted to allow illegal immigrants to enroll at the many community colleges we have here.

Very, very wrong move. As Rockingham County's own Phil Berger Sr., the state Senate Minority Leader noted...

"This action is a slap in the face to legal North Carolina residents that desperately need access to the job training provided by our community colleges during the worst period of unemployment since the Great Depression."
But it's still worse than that. It's this kind of thing that encourages illegal immigration to begin with. And in my opinion that's not being a good neighbor to our friends across the border in Mexico. They have their own house to clean, just as we have our own that needs a lot of work. Sweetening the pot so that more people will be drawn here illegally to take advantage of our already over-burdened societal infrastructure is a detriment to the citizens here, and it does more damage to Mexico than most realize by bleeding away personnel that could otherwise be trying to make their own nation a better place to live.

All of that, and I have to wonder aloud how what is officially admitted to be illegal behavior is now being rewarded.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Despite Mr Burger's pandering populist remarks, I doubt this will be much of a problem at over $7000 per year and no financial aide allowed. He should show equal outrage for the public schools' drop out rate in his home county. However, someone call Lou Dobbs, I'm sure he'll run with it.

AnounaMouse

Anonymous said...

Although it is a valid point about the tuition cost, the point is that NC is rolling out the red carpet for illegal immigrants yet again. Should you pay attention you would see years of protests by Sen. Berger over the dropout rate. It seems the democrats in charge care about appeasing potential voters more than the success of our school children, a fact Sen. Berger has highlighted numerous times.

Anonymous said...

If I should ever get to choose who moves in next door, you better believe I will select the tax-paying college educated illegal immigrant over the Rockingham County born minimum-wage drop out. But that's just me.

AnounaMouse