Disputing the Costs of Educating Illegal Alien Minors
“The U.S. Supreme Court has already affirmed these [illegal immigrant] kids’ right to a free public education, though some states—California, for one—have seen the law challenged both directly and indirectly. In the 1982 decision in Plyler v. Doe, the Court by a 5-4 vote held that states can’t deny school to students because of their immigration status. The dissent largely argued that the decision should be left up to school districts, adding that “the long-range costs of excluding any children from the public schools may well outweigh the costs of educating them,” says Andrew Simmons in The Atlantic.
Illegal Aliens Get Free Plane Rides from Uncle Sam
“A border enforcement advocacy group is taking the Obama administration to task for using taxpayer funds to pay for transporting illegal immigrants to the U.S. under the guise of ‘family reunification,’” OneNewsNow writes.
“The Migration Policy Institute has just issued a new report titled “Unaccompanied Child Migration to the United States.” It attributes the 2014 surge of children into the country illegally to two factors: (1) violence and poor economic conditions and (2) reconnecting with family in the United States.”
Suspected ISIS Camp Identified in Mexico
“ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector,” Judicial Watch writes.
“The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same knowledgeable sources confirm.”
American Students Say They Would Become Illegal Aliens to Get Lower Tuition
“Campus Reform asked out-of-state students attending UVA and UMD–both of which offer in-state tuition to illegal immigrants–whether they would consider renouncing their U.S. citizenship to become “undocumented students” eligible for in-state tuition,” Campus Reform reports.
Huckabee Releases Immigration Video
“Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, making moves ahead of a likely GOP campaign for president, is releasing a video that focuses on illegal immigration and helping ‘every American earn his or her maximum wage,’” the Daily Caller writes.
“The web video, shared first with The Daily Caller, will be disseminated by Huckabee’s America Takes Action political organization on Tuesday.”