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Duncan on Mexican Women Who Cross U.S. Border to Give Birth: ‘These Are Our Kids’
CNS News ^ | 04/17/2014 | Penny Starr

Posted on 04/17/2014 8:55:41 AM PDT by Rusty0604

Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited an elementary school in Columbus, N.M. last year where 75 percent of the students live in Mexico but are being educated in the United States because their mothers crossed the border to seek medical help, and their birth here makes them U.S. citizens.

"So for decades, women in labor have been allowed to cross the border and go to the nearest hospital, which happens to be just 30 miles north of the U.S. border,” the documentary says. “Once they give birth there, the children become citizens.”

Duncan also hailed the children’s parents for having “the courage to drop their 6- and 7- and 8-year-olds off; to send them here to chase the American dream, to get a better education, to contribute to society,” Duncan said.

The film includes an interview with Columbus Fire Chief Ken Riley, who over the years says he has “taken thousands of trips to the border to pick up women in labor.”

Duncan says children are getting more than an education when they cross the border into the United States, as school officials are “making sure the children are fed not just during the week put on the weekends.

“They make sure the kids dental needs are met, their health care needs are met,” Duncan said.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: aliens

1 posted on 04/17/2014 8:55:42 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Hey - if that’s not an act of love I don’t know what is. Ain’t that right, Jeb?


2 posted on 04/17/2014 8:58:05 AM PDT by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: Paulie

In my county the parents have to prove that the children actually live in the school district before enrolling. I don’t think Mexico is in their school district.


3 posted on 04/17/2014 9:02:15 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Rusty0604

Hey, Duncan, speak for yourself.

They ain’t MY kids!

If you wanna pay for them and sponsor them, be my guest. But NOT with MY money, and NOT with MY approval!


4 posted on 04/17/2014 9:06:06 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Rusty0604

They are our kids only IF you misread the Constitution.


5 posted on 04/17/2014 9:07:06 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: sheana

“We are educators,” Moore said. “We consider that we are putting children first. We are doing our job.”


6 posted on 04/17/2014 9:08:53 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Paulie

The Little GREASY BASTARDS AREN’T “My” Kids! I didn’t SCREW their MOMMY’S!


7 posted on 04/17/2014 9:10:39 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Rusty0604

I don’t get outraged anymore. I am beyond that. I had to change my perspective otherwise I would be outraged every day all day.


8 posted on 04/17/2014 9:12:16 AM PDT by sheana
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To: sheana

Like Elvis Costello, “Well I used to be disgusted, but now I try to be amused.”


9 posted on 04/17/2014 9:13:14 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rusty0604

Duncan also hailed the children’s parents for having “the courage to drop their 6- and 7- and 8-year-olds off.

A kin to dropping off your loan payment bill in someone’s lawn and expect them to pay it.


10 posted on 04/17/2014 9:17:19 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Rusty0604

Sneaking over the border to give birth in the US, then demanding we honor Mexican language and culture as our liberal politicians and educators grovel


11 posted on 04/17/2014 9:17:23 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Rusty0604

An ‘act of plop’..

it sends dems heads reeling for want of the votes.


12 posted on 04/17/2014 9:17:34 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Paulie
Act of love? No, act of larceny is more like it.
13 posted on 04/17/2014 9:21:30 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

And they send emergency services to the border to pick up the women in labor. In most places I’ve lived in they send a hefty bill for using an ambulance.


14 posted on 04/17/2014 9:25:54 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
Why don't Jeb Bush or any other politicians who routinely weigh in on this issue talk about why Mexico isn't taking care of its own citizens?

We've been lectured by Mexico on multiple occasions about our treatment of their citizens, but we never publicly hold them accountable for their own failure to provide an economic climate that allows them to seek prosperity without illegally crossing the border. In my view, the US has been a perfect straw man for them - allowing them to deflect the dissatisfaction of their own citizens and thus sheltering them from blame.

Plus, things could get much worse in Mexico because their oil production is decreasing.

15 posted on 04/17/2014 9:31:19 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Rusty0604

This has been going on for many years. The school bus used to actually cross the border and run a route through Palomas, Mexico twice a day until people threw a fit and stopped that. The district has no rules to keep them out, by design.

I think it is outrageous that all along the border women would cross just to have their baby, to get that baby citizenship. The women that did that didn’t live here, work here, they came just to get their children citizenship.

Many hospitals near the border have closed or stopped delivering babies because they did not get paid by anyone for that care. I think now the medical bills are paid by taxpayers through some special form Medicaid just for illegals but not sure about that.

Insanity that we allow all of the scams the illegals can come up with.


16 posted on 04/17/2014 9:41:38 AM PDT by Tammy8
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Mexico is like Apartheid-era South Africa....a small European elite ruling over millions of indigenous people.


17 posted on 04/17/2014 9:45:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Tammy8

I remember a few yrs ago reading about some county in CA I believe that their emergency medical were so busy picking people up at the border that some calls by taxpaying citizens could not be taken care of in time, and a person died because of it. The citizens were very upset but I doubt if anything was done.


18 posted on 04/17/2014 9:52:41 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Since when did the US incorporate mexico? Since when did mexicans have any say at ALL in the US? If you are here illegaly, or you employ or traffic illegals from mexico, you should be imprisoned and deported, period, even if you were an American citizen. Aiding and abetting a foreign nation in insurrection and invasion is a capital offense. Just be lucky that you aren’t shot on sight while trying to cross the border. Mexico will shoot any gringo try to cross, so should we in kind.


19 posted on 04/17/2014 9:56:01 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Rusty0604
There are a couple of high schools in NYC devoted exclusively to educating students who are in this country 4 years or less and who come from Spanish-speaking countries. The kids, almost without exception, have no ambition. "My father is a super in a building, that's what I want to be," one student told me. Only a few seriously apply themselves to their studies, even in the dazzling new excellently-equipped buildings they were given for schools (while most of NYC's students attend buildings sorely in need of maintenance). Many of the students are are illiterate both in Spanish AND English. Many of the girls are pregnant, and many of those already have previous babies. Many high schools in NYC actually have NURSERIES for students' babies in the basement, complete with paid attendants. The goal of these slutty girls is to get pregnant, as soon as possible, to cement their status in this country and to collect government checks. The teenage boys who gave them those babies? Off to give some to other girls. What a life.

Many of the students never received any medical care or vaccinations, and so "gift" us with their tropical diseases and maladies civilized nations prevent with vaccinations. Many of them lack the most basic knowledge of hygiene. All of them lack the most basic social inhibitions, openly grabbing each other in sexual embraces, kissing in hallways, etc. And all of this is applauded by Mayor DiBlah-blah, as it was by his predecessor, NYC being a sanctuary city.

It's such a treat to see certain neighborhoods absolutely trashed by the illegals, just re-creating the cesspool neighborhoods from whence they sprang.

20 posted on 04/17/2014 10:09:06 AM PDT by EinNYC
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To: EinNYC

When, if ever, will our citizens have enough?


21 posted on 04/17/2014 10:27:33 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

For a comprehensive recap of how the MISAPPLICATION of the 14th Amendment has led us to the cultural, electoral and governmental disaster facing us, go here:
http://pocusa.info/NLArchive22_14thAmndt.html


22 posted on 04/17/2014 11:16:14 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Dick Bachert

Thanks for the link


23 posted on 04/17/2014 11:19:18 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

A prime technique for bringing down an existing social order is to OVERLOAD and OVERWHELM the governmental systems, creating economic and social chaos. What’s going on today is straight out of Saul Alinsky’s “Handbook for Radicals” and the Cloward-Piven Strategy named for the Marxist maniac couple who tutored obazo on its finer points. Because we have NOT sent home 20 million illegals, WE NOW HAVE THE FISCAL BANKRUPTCY AND ARE CLOSING IN ON THE SOCIAL CHAOS. BOTH parties have been applying those methods but obozo, who studied those methods under Cloward-Piven Ayers while a so-called “community organizer,” is using ALL the gadgets in the radical toolkit. If it continues much longer, YOUR kids are doomed to life as serfs in a nation that will more resemble Nazi Germany or the old USSR than the America the Founders ATTEMPTED to leave us.
 
My niece was an OB/GYN who took her pre-med at HAAAAVVAAAAADDD! Needless to say, she emerged from that experience a LIBERAL. (She stopped catching babies and went into research when her malpractice premiums ultimately began to exceed her annual earnings.)
 
Upon completing her medical training at yet another liberal university, she interned at a hospital near the border in “Kahlifonia.”
 
It was there that a mystical transformation took place: She began to connect the heavy deductions from the slave wage GROSS EARNINGS for which she busted her butt for as many as 72 virtually sleepless hours with the taxis and jalopies regularly sliding to the curb in front of the ER.
 
Many of them contained pregnant illegals who won the race to deliver their babies HERE. She caught many of those “anchor babies” who, under the current — and COMPLETELY ERRONEOUS —interpretation of the 14th Amendment were IMMEDIATELY NEW AMERICANS. The mother – who, obviously, could not care for the child if she were back in her native land — could not be deported now even if the INS and the political bosses WANTED her deported (which, because these illegals can generally be counted on to vote the liberal line, they DO NOT). And as the mother of a new US citizen, the woman could remain here for about as long as she cared to – and that was usually for life.

(NOTE: I’ll post several links to more information on the 14th Amendment at the end of my little rant. It’s a fascinating and disturbing story.

Most of those patients were welfare recipients and the deliveries were charity cases: The bill for the hospital’s – and HER services – were routinely spread over the bills of those who DO pay. And what the other users of those facilities don’t cover went back to the taxpayers.
And since my family member was now a taxpayer, they were costing HER.
 
And while she may not exactly be a libertarian, today she has come a long way from Harvard.
 
And just so the bleeders who might see this don’t think me some sort of ethnocentric bigot, I submit this problem is MORE than just about illegals.
 
Before my oldest daughter was born at University Hospital in Cleveland in 1967, I sat in the main lobby as welfare mother-to-be after welfare mother-to-be waddled through the door to the maternity ER for THEIR free deliveries.
 
Before WE could take OUR daughter home, I had to cough up over 3 grand. And that was a great deal of dough in 1967, especially for a guy who’d just finished a 4 year turn in the USAF.
 
As I wrote the check, I remembered the magazine article I’d recently read by a hospital administrator from Massachusetts who admitted that all US hospitals practiced a form of medical Marxism, spreading the costs of care for indigents over the bills of those who DO pay for care. Given the move to socialism here, it probably will never be otherwise: Not counting Byzantine complexity and confusion, government produces – and has — NOTHING unless it first takes it from some PERSON. SOMEBODY ALWAYS PAYS.

The illegals have been using the emergency rooms of our hospitals for their health-care, almost always at no charge to them. That cost is either spread over other users or the taxpayers. We have seen a national epidemic of hospital closings due to their insolvency, much of it caused by the burden of trying to render care to PEOPLE WHO SHOULDN’T EVEN BE HERE, denying care to native-born citizens who normally pay their bills and their taxes. And, I submit, the drain the illegals impose on the welfare system is a major reason for our national insolvency and the impending social chaos. (Thank you grubby leftist, power-hungry RINO politicians and bureaucrats!)
 
Look, I have a big enough problem paying for the 3rd and 4th generation slackers and welfare bums who were BORN here.
 
It’s long past time we stopped paying for those who were not.

PS: Sadly, we lost my niece to cancer a few years ago – at age 50!
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AFTER RANT POST:
For a short, Reader’s Digest version of the ORIGINAL intent of the 14th Amendment, go here: http://pocusa.info/NLArchive22_14thAmndt.html . For a more comprehensive explanation of the events surrounding the amendment, go here: http://www.14thamendment.us/index.html )


24 posted on 04/17/2014 11:19:25 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Rusty0604

And to vote for Democrats.


25 posted on 04/17/2014 11:20:24 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Rusty0604
  1. Secure the border in a transparently verifiable way;
  2. End the anchor-baby interpretation of the 14th Amendment;
  3. Enforce eVerify without exception and with severe penalties;
  4. No government benefits beyond critical emergency care (and that ought to be billed back to the home government); and
  5. NO "Path to Citizenship" - EVER - for anyone who has entered the US illegally.

26 posted on 04/17/2014 12:06:42 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Rusty0604

They aren’t MY kids, Arne.


27 posted on 04/17/2014 1:25:18 PM 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: Rusty0604

My daughter has a baby several months ago. After spending a couple hours at the maternity hospital for two days, I can say with some certainty:

1) not too many future Republicans are being born

2) most of the future Democrat voters are being paid for by us folks


28 posted on 04/17/2014 1:30:37 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Rusty0604

These are my kids in a literal sense because Im PAYING FOR THEM! We need to clean house, God give us another mccarthy and crew


29 posted on 04/17/2014 2:24:52 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Dick Bachert

Sorry for the loss of your niece.

Struggling County Spends Millions On Illegal Aliens’ Dialysis

The University Medical Center (UMC) in Las Vegas is approaching a $70 million budget deficit but the public hospital still gives 80 uninsured illegal immigrants free kidney dialysis each month and taxpayers in the cash-strapped county pick up the hefty tab, which will total $24 million this fiscal year.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2009/08/struggling-county-spends-millions-illegal-aliens-dialysis/


30 posted on 04/17/2014 2:41:02 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Every one of them likely voted for Harry Reid....


31 posted on 04/17/2014 2:44:57 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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