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Rick Scott Signs In-State Tuition Bill for Undocumented Students
Broward-Palm Beach ^ | Jun. 9 2014 | Chris Joseph

Posted on 06/09/2014 11:27:56 AM PDT by moonshinner_09

On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott signed the DREAM Act bill into law, which will allow in-state tuition for the children of illegal immigrants in Florida. According to the bill, undocumented immigrants must meet a certain number of conditions to qualify that include attending a secondary school for at least three straight years before graduating from a Florida high school. After graduating high school, the law gives the student 24 months to apply to a college.

In a news release sent out by Scott on Monday morning, the governor calls giving access to higher learning to all Floridians one of his top priorities.

"Signing this historic legislation today will keep tuition low, and allow all students who grew up in Florida to have the same access to affordable higher education," Scott says in the statement. "With this legislation, higher education became more affordable and more accessible to all Floridians."

House Speaker Will Weatherford also chimed in saying via the news release, "The dreams of many individuals looking to further their education are now within reach. I thank Governor Scott for giving all of Florida's children a chance to succeed. This is a proud and historic moment for Florida."

Of course, not all are fans of this move by the governor.

A group calling itself Floridians for Immigration Enforcement tired to derail the bill back in March, saying that the law would provide "more benefits for illegal aliens while immigration laws are still so blatantly not enforced."

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.browardpalmbeach.com ...


TOPICS: Education; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: aliens; dreamact; florida; immigration
Every America who has been laid off and unable to find jobs.. I'd like to Rick Scott,stand before them and telling them about all about the great opportunities he is extending to illegals aliens..And Rick Scott does it matter even being an American citizen anymore?"
1 posted on 06/09/2014 11:27:56 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Scott doubles down on stupid.


2 posted on 06/09/2014 11:28:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Hey, it worked for Rick Perry.


3 posted on 06/09/2014 11:31:12 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: moonshinner_09
My son went to college out of state and I paid though the nose for it. I see now if I was an illegal I could get a better deal. Screwed up I should have bought him a McDonald's.
4 posted on 06/09/2014 11:31:24 AM PDT by IC Ken
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To: dfwgator

He followed the lead of Texas governor, La Raza Rick Perry, as did California’s Jerry Brown. And they all did what they did because liberals firmly believe ILLEGAL aliens should get special treatment.


5 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:18 AM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: TADSLOS

At least Perry didn’t have serious Rat competition in Texas. He may very well have handed the election now to the Oompa Loompa.


6 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TADSLOS

Perry led the way and nearly every other liberal is following.


7 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:54 AM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: moonshinner_09

You know what we need to do? Elect more RINOS that can win...because Dems are worse.

Yup. Lets keep being idiots. It works GREAT. And don’t forget to thank your fellow freepers who push for lesser evil.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 11:34:40 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: dfwgator
With this legislation, higher education became more affordable and more accessible to all Floridians

I agree with the above statement... Of course, ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE NOT LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA!!!

Sorry, I attempted to restrain myself...
9 posted on 06/09/2014 11:35:16 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Say hello to orange governor Charlie Crist ;/


10 posted on 06/09/2014 11:37:05 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: dfwgator

The Oompa Loompa are filling Texas too. It’s just a matter of time.


11 posted on 06/09/2014 11:39:39 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: moonshinner_09

This is so damned unfair that I can’t believe it.

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12 posted on 06/09/2014 11:41:10 AM PDT by Mears
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To: Delta Dawn
ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE NOT LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA!!!

They don't have to be. The pro-ILLEGAL alien crowd found a way around the USSC ruling that residency cannot be a qualifier. Texas, for example, decided it could get around the ruling by saying if one attended high school for 3 years in Texas they would qualify. The strategy worked and now liberals all across the country are following.

13 posted on 06/09/2014 11:44:28 AM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: Mears

I told my two kids that if they want to attend college to go to Mexico, become a citizen, change their name to a Hispanic sounding one, sneak back across the border and demand free healthcare and tuition...

Half jokingly.

This joke of mine gets less and less funny with each passing day.


14 posted on 06/09/2014 11:45:15 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: moonshinner_09

http://www.ncsl.org/research/immigration/in-state-tuition-and-unauthorized-immigrants.aspx


15 posted on 06/09/2014 11:52:47 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: South40

My point, is that regardless of USSC rulings, these people are not legal residents of Florida. Before one can be a legal resident of a state, they must be a legal resident in the US.

We need to deport now and often. Not give more handouts to people who are here illegally.

Citizenship is being devalued as I type...


16 posted on 06/09/2014 11:55:46 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: moonshinner_09

According “the laws of the land” like ObamaCare, Scott is aiding and abetting criminals. We are no longer a nation of laws. We’re a nation of pathetic morons. Losers. Zeroes.


17 posted on 06/09/2014 11:57:06 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Delta Dawn
I agree with you 100%. While the USSC ruled years ago that we must educate the ILLEGAL hordes that infest our country, it did not approve of giving them tuition breaks. Unfortunately, Texas found a way around that ruling and other states are following suit.

This is only fair, and if you do not agree, you "have no heart".

18 posted on 06/09/2014 12:00:51 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: dfwgator

Rick Scott has lowered the debt (in absolute, not relative or inflation adjusted terms) of this State back to where it was when Crist first took office.

With the alternative clearly laid out before me I can tell you how I’m going to proudly vote, because I have no illusions about whether Crist would have signed a bill like this one.


19 posted on 06/09/2014 12:01:06 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: moonshinner_09

Another dumb idiot ends his career. RINO jerk.


20 posted on 06/09/2014 12:04:31 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: South40

Just listened to a news report. There was a story about the house possibly voting for an immigration bill. The # that was used was 11 Million here illegally.

That was the number that was being used in the late 1990’s.

The actual # is more likely 30 - 40 million illegals. The ruling class knows not what it is about to do...


21 posted on 06/09/2014 12:08:37 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Delta Dawn

It knows EXACTLY what it is about to do.


22 posted on 06/09/2014 12:19:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Delta Dawn

There is no public support for amnesty, regardless of party. Yet they’re “hell bent” for it. And then they expect us to vote for them?????


23 posted on 06/09/2014 12:40:34 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: moonshinner_09

Well, well . . . who’s up for re-election?


24 posted on 06/09/2014 12:54:04 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: moonshinner_09; sickoflibs; Bratch; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg

Gee whiz, another awesome “not a politician” tea party savior turns out to be a lousy elected official.

Why am I not surprised?


25 posted on 06/09/2014 1:05:04 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Looking at the weather lately, I could really use some 'global warming' right now!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Graham, Chiles, Jebbie, Crist, Scott: which is the worst, or is it a five-way tie? The worst maybe are the FL voters perhaps, five strikes and they are out.


26 posted on 06/09/2014 1:07:22 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Delta Dawn
The actual # is more likely 30 - 40 million illegals. The ruling class knows not what it is about to do...

Oh, they clearly know. The evil ruling class wants to destroy the middle class.

There is likely 50-60M illegal third world scum here. They will out breed us and most certainly turn our Republic into a third world sewer by 2050; likely Spainish speaking by 2100.

No country can survive open borders and a bi-lingual populace of the size that will be here.

Every single politician that supports open Amnesty is willingly out to utterly destroy our Republic as founded.

I cannot write what I believe would be proper justice to such slimy politicians. Let's just say it would make Vlad the Impaler look like a wimp.

27 posted on 06/09/2014 1:33:56 PM PDT by sand88
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To: sand88

It should have been easier than ever to put the Democrats away but instead of opposing them they joined them! The way they’re going I think the Republicans may collapse before 2016.


28 posted on 06/09/2014 1:58:14 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: BillyBoy; Impy; NFHale; sickoflibs; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg

“Are you being critical on the Tea Party?”

“Are you not or ever have been a member of the Communist Party?”

“Answer ME now!!!”

I’m only joking, BB! I’m reenacting the ramblings of a mental midget from last week.

What a desperate reelection ploy by Scott.


29 posted on 06/09/2014 3:22:24 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: GOPsterinMA; All

The typos in my previous reply are due to autocorrect. Grrr...


30 posted on 06/09/2014 3:26:32 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: moonshinner_09

Why should someone from Georgia pay more than a foreign criminal?


31 posted on 06/09/2014 3:29:56 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: BillyBoy

32 posted on 06/09/2014 3:32:17 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

What really gets me the most is the libs raising hell about student loans.

Well, ever since the government got into the business of paying universities the money on the backs of students, these same idiots turn around and support the very foundation that enslaved them.

Meh.


33 posted on 06/09/2014 3:36:58 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: moonshinner_09
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I'm a Florida Voter, Rick Scott, and this decision (paid for with lavish GOPe Chamber of Commerce bribery) will cost you DEARLY ...

So after this horsehocky decision, please "splain" to me the difference between you and that Sodomite Charlie Crist running as a Democrat ?


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34 posted on 06/09/2014 3:42:36 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; hockeyfan44; justiceseeker93

Meh, equal blame to the GOP legislature for passing it, I still hope he beats the spray-tanned faggola, Charlene Crist.

For the record I backed “the establishment candidate”, Bill McCollum, in his 2010 primary against Scott. Scott attacked him from the right on immigration.


35 posted on 06/09/2014 4:59:51 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: sand88
Re your #27:


36 posted on 06/09/2014 5:05:09 PM PDT by workerbee (`)
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To: moonshinner_09

Illegal aliens.


37 posted on 06/09/2014 5:12:51 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Impy; All

“...I still hope he beats the spray-tanned faggola, Charlene Crist.”

Yep.


38 posted on 06/09/2014 5:14:10 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: moonshinner_09

Stupid move Rick!!


39 posted on 06/10/2014 4:52:28 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: moonshinner_09
Rick Scott Signs In-State Tuition Bill for Undocumented Students

More truthfully:

Governor Scott Signs Bill To Subsidize College Education Of Illegal Immigrants With Money Extorted From Taxpayers.


40 posted on 06/10/2014 4:52:35 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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