Skip to comments.May, 2010 poll: Texans want to end in-state tuition benefits for illegal aliens
Posted on 10/06/2011 9:04:37 AM PDT by dangus
Texas allows the children of undocumented immigrants to attend state colleges and universities at the in-state rate a lower tuition rate than that paid by out-of-state and documented foreign students. Asked if illegal and undocumented immigrants should be treated as in-state students, 77 percent say no (67 percent strongly approve of ending that deal) and only 17 percent say it should continue...
More than half (58 percent) say they would support an end to bilingual education in Texas public schools. Attempts to put an "English-only" amendment into the Texas Constitution have failed for years, getting bogged down in the Legislature before ever being put to a public vote, but 68 percent of the registered voters in the UT/Tribune poll favor the idea 56 percent of them strongly.
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Also of note: Texans also strongly disapprove of Texas' "bilingual education" program. I wonder how many would disapprove of it if it were named for what it really is: "Spanish-only instruction segregated classrooms." To read how bad "bilingual education" is, and how it is responsible for Texas' miserable school ratings, read this report: http://www.texaspolicy.com/pdf/2009-09-RR01-bilingual-rossell.pdf
Vote against the Gore groupie.
so, not only has Rick Perry imploded his campaign to be President, he may also have jeopardized his future viability as Texas Governor. Brilliant!
It is a matter of time people will want direct referendum and not rely on their reps who could be lobbied, and brought off by the Powers to Be.
Don’t have a heart it seems.
And the Perry sycophants were saying they love in-state tuition for illegals...obviously they aren't in step with the residents of Texas..
I happen to be a former Texan and a grad of a Texas public university.
But after many years and Texas' skyrocketing tuition (when I went to college, the costs were about $12 per semester hour per semester)--and having some kids who wanted to consider going to Texas...it was unaffordable compared to in-state tuition from my own state.
So, here I am, a Texas expat, a legacy from a Texas college, who cannot get in-state tuition for my law-abiding AMERICAN children. Then he calls me "heartless." Shades of (Laura) Bush saying I was just prejudiced against "brown people" for wanting our borders protected. (I always will believe that the Bush's insolent treatment of conservatives came from the Bush women who are too lazy to clean up after their Scotty dogs and their Springer Spaniels, so they need an army of illegals to clean up after them.)
This had better be overcome, Perry, and a lot of money won't fix it.
Right now, Cain's able.
A repeal would never get past Speaker Strauss.
Win the Republican Primary for State, Strauss puts six figures in your campaign account. More, if needed.
The stars at night, are big and bright,
clap clap clap clap
Deep in heartless Texas!
Any idea how many illegals have actually taken advantage of this policy?
Adios Senior Perry!!!!!
That leaves Cain as the ONLY REAL conservative standing.
Cain is running to be Romney's running mate!
How do you know they pay taxes? In my experience, they get paid in cash by crooked EMPLOYERS who ought to be deported, too—
Nice try.....some bullshit poll from a blog.....really the democrats will be proud of you. Lets get mittens vs zero stat!
Has California, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington or Wisconsin changed their mind yet?
Why are Texans so heartless?
But...but...but...what happened to all the Perry supporters to kept telling us that Perry only did what Texans wanted him to do by giving illegals in state tuition?!
Because Texas doesn't fund our government with personal income taxes.
Sales Taxes, Property Taxes and Taxes associated with business are what we use. If you live here and not just under a bridge, you cannot avoid being part of the tax chain. If you are a renter, you rent is going to pay part of the property taxes. If you buy stuff in stores, you are paying state taxes.
ALL TALK APPARENTLY NO SUBSTANCE.
IF IT’S SUCH A MAJOR ISSUE WHY ISN’T ON THE NOV.8 BALLOT?
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Seems that at least ONE of these people would get behind a movement to have it on the ballot. OOPs To Late.
Your Hate Perry montra is dead.
How do you prove that you are illegal? What is keeping people from other states from going to Texas or another like minded state and claiming that they are actually illegal when they really aren’t? How does that work?
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