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Department of Education:
Unaccompanied Illegal Immigrant
Minors ´Entitled to´ Public Education

Breitbart Big Government, by Caroline May

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/11/2014 5:36:30 PM

The Department of Education released a fact sheet Monday about the availability of public school education for undocumented immigrant children — specifically the tens of thousands unaccompanied minors who have recently entered the U.S. illegally. “We have begun to receive inquiries regarding educational services for a specific group of immigrant children who have been in the news – children from Central America who have recently crossed the U.S. - Mexico border,” the Department of Education explains. “This new fact sheet provides information to help education leaders better understand the responsibilities of States and local educational agencies (LEAs) in connection with


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/11/2014 5:43:50 PM     (No. 9961956)

Can´t find that in the Constitution. Then again, can´t find the Dept of Ed in the Constitution either so it looks like both party´s are illegal.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 8/11/2014 5:45:29 PM     (No. 9961960)

And who paid the school district taxes that support public education.....not theirs.

They need to be sent back to their own country and complete the steps to immigrate to the USA.

That is the fact. Its really time to start reeling in these Federal Agencies. Dept. of Education is as worthless and the EPA.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/11/2014 5:50:58 PM     (No. 9961968)

If I jump the White House fence, am I entitled to Air Force One rides?

Not a smidgen of sense.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ann_n_GA, 8/11/2014 5:53:33 PM     (No. 9961970)

No, they are not entitled. It´s not free. Let them pay a monthly school fee.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 8/11/2014 5:55:16 PM     (No. 9961973)

NO THEY ARE NOT!!!!!!!!!
Let´s just tax the stupid libs and let them pay for all these freebees for the illegals. ARGH.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: trackman999, 8/11/2014 6:01:15 PM     (No. 9961979)

illegals are not "entitled" to anything EXCEPT to be deported.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/11/2014 6:03:51 PM     (No. 9961983)

Which means that these illegals are also entitled to free school meals, free bus service, free books, free school counseling, free medical services, free computers, free Cinco de Mayo tee shirts, and everything else that public schools provide to tax paying families. Got to question the sanity of a country to have a government and its court system looking out for people who have broken our laws and ignored our status as a sovereign country.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/11/2014 6:13:31 PM     (No. 9961990)

They´re entitled to be deported, period. If someone breaks into my home, am I suddenly responsible for their shelter? Send them back to where they came from, and then charge them for the transportation and inconvenience. Then secure our borders!!!! I am sick of this brazen behavior!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: deepthinker, 8/11/2014 6:16:47 PM     (No. 9961992)

And WE are entitled to an honest IRS and an honest Attorney General. Let´s all hold our breaths now...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/11/2014 6:17:42 PM     (No. 9961994)

It is terrible how we are reaping the harvest from all the poor and short-sighted decisions made by former legislators and Presidents. The formation of the DOE --huge mistake. The GOP refusing to fight the fight necessary to abolish this employment agency for liberal educators -- just as big a mistake. Conservatives warned decades ago that the Department of Education was moving us quickly toward Washington-centered decision-making for all local public schools. Did the GOP listen? Nah. It would have been so much easier to downsize it at least long ago. Yes, the table was set for a Barack Obama quite a long time ago. Now - this stunning article lays out where we are in 2014. The media as well as D.C. just yawn at the Constitution. The taxpayers are told we owe the world´s children a free education.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4Justice, 8/11/2014 6:17:47 PM     (No. 9961997)

I don´t even think that citizens are entitled to an education...come on! I thought education was paid for with tax dollars. That means that if anyone should get education it is tax payers.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 8/11/2014 6:40:25 PM     (No. 9962018)

The Dept of Education is but one of many government agencies that need shut down, disbanded, and employees fired with no retirement or other benefits. All busy coming up with new unconstitutional ideas to justify their jobs.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Penney, 8/11/2014 6:55:31 PM     (No. 9962030)

Defund the Cabinet level Dept. of ´Education´ asap!!! Public education in this country has gone downhill since this bad central-planning Dept. began a few decades ago!!! -Horrible concept in the first place.

early American history is no longer even required but American taxpayers are still funding this regulated/regimented BIG Gov´t. overreach. Public education flourished when decisions were made at the local and State level.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 8/11/2014 6:58:12 PM     (No. 9962036)

Department of Education has nothing to do this at all. Sure if given ammesty, illegals would no longer be illegals so they would be able to attend public schools. As for entitled to an education, even tax payers are not entitled to that, has to be earned. As far as the DOE is concerned illegals are being permitted to illegally cross the boardor everyday to attend schools illegally so this is not anything new for them.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/11/2014 7:15:28 PM     (No. 9962059)

Perhaps they are "entitled" in their own country, just not in the USA.
We tax paying citizens are not going to tolerate demands from illegals. Time for them to go home. They have worn out the welcome mat and there will NEVER be good will for people who break our laws to get here, and demand our resources and demonstrate and wave their flags in our faces. GO HOME.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/11/2014 7:21:34 PM     (No. 9962069)

Seems like every day we get a new reason for Atlas to shrug.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/11/2014 7:30:34 PM     (No. 9962083)

If I enter Mexico illegally, (I don´t even want to go LEGALLY), would I be entitled to every freakin thing I wanted??? Didn´t think so...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/11/2014 7:31:12 PM     (No. 9962084)

The only thing they are really entitled to is a bus ride to the border.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/11/2014 7:54:30 PM     (No. 9962112)

All these "rights" for illegal alien children came about as the result of a US Supreme Court case of a couple of decades ago, which essentially said that until those children are removed out of the USA they have the "right" to a free public education. It does not matter if the individual school district across the country have to raise up taxes to build new schools, and to hire teachers who can effectively communicate with the illegal alien children. Right now the only way those illegal alien children can be kept out of the public schools is to deport them and that is about the last thing that Obama and his very liberal administrative immigration courts are going to do. The only way the states can get any relief is to send another case up to the US Supreme Court and hope they get a new more favorable decision. If not as it stands now 50 million illegal alien children could come here, and all the school district where they land could do is raise up more taxes to build enough schools and hire enough of the right kind of teachers. Don´t think that the Obama Administration did not know all that when they and their political allies, the very liberal Mexico and Central American centric ethnic and immigrant advocacy groups who contrived this latest mass influx of young illegal aliens with assistance Mexico and the Banana Republic governments who want to see the effectiveness of the US borderline greatly diminished so that they can dump their criminal and surplus population groups into the USA.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Clinger, 8/11/2014 7:57:24 PM     (No. 9962115)

Ok lets try that one on for size. Open border and we owe the children an education.

There are about 1 billion children living in poverty on the planet. http://www.globalissues.org/article/26/poverty-facts-and-stats

Since we haven´t defined limits as to who comes in and who gets the entitlement I´m free to argue that the assertion is we owe 1 billion children a "free" education.

The annual cost of a public education is about $10,000. http://www.governing.com/gov-data/education-data/state-education-spending-per-pupil-data.html

That´s 10 Trillion we owe annually or about $30,000 for every man woman and child in the US. Or if you prefer that´s about $90,000 for every "working age" American.

Can we rid ourselves of this entitlement presumption and begin a serious conversation?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: saguni, 8/11/2014 8:03:19 PM     (No. 9962127)

How is invasion of dependent "children" (a majority of whom are boys over 15 years old with gang tattoos) any less of a financial/social drain on this country than an invading army that blows up infrastructure??

Criminal alien invaders are entitled to "3 hots and a cot" in a detention center only so long as it takes to get their deportation hearing scheduled. They´re entitled to emergency medical care/first aid only as far as necessary to get them to the deportation hearing. They are entitled to giving up biometric identifying data so they can be identified if/when they attempt another illegal crossing into is country.

They are not entitled to any welfare, education, medical care, or any other program including a "free" attorney, at taxpayer expense.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Sergeant Major, 8/11/2014 8:52:56 PM     (No. 9962183)

It´s real name should be
The Department of Indoctrination.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Polecat49, 8/11/2014 11:32:43 PM     (No. 9962379)

Just one more case of RAPE of the American People by the obama regime.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/12/2014 12:06:04 AM     (No. 9962401)

We gave already in this state. This is like deja vu all over again.

It isn´t just about their education. It´s about how many kids will become infected and close schools.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: steveW, 8/12/2014 2:27:59 AM     (No. 9962465)

...but on the other hand, the American people are not entitled to an actual border.

If Democrats win back the White House in 2016, it´s over.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/12/2014 3:03:11 AM     (No. 9962477)

Hold on to your wallet. School taxes are going to necessarily sky rocket just like your utility bill.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/12/2014 8:50:02 AM     (No. 9962697)

Deportation back to their own country, so they can be educated there.

#27, my school taxes are already in the stratosphere.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/12/2014 8:59:59 AM     (No. 9962716)

No surprise here, Libs love to spend OTHER peoples money to do their ´good deeds´!

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A man who’s a better speechwriter than his speechwriters, a better political director than his political directors, and who knows more about policy than his policy advisors must surely also be a better general than his generals, no? The U.S. military campaign against Islamist militants in Syria is being designed to allow President Barack Obama to exert a high degree of personal control, going so far as to require that the military obtain presidential signoff for strikes in Syrian territory, officials said. The requirements for strikes in Syria against the extremist group Islamic State will be far more stringent than those targeting

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