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Notre Dame to begin accepting illegal immigrants
The Washington Times ^ | Friday, August 23, 2013 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 08/27/2013 7:14:05 AM PDT by haffast

The University of Notre Dame will begin admitting illegal immigrants to the school and will provide them with financial aid, saying the move will “strengthen” the student body.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: catholic; daca; illegalaliens; obama; repost; usccb
"President Obama last year took steps to try to shield many young illegal immigrants from deportation and give them tentative legal status when he announced his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, or DACA.

Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process -(DACA)- USCIS

"On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an individual as an act of prosecutorial discretion. Deferred action does not provide an individual with lawful status."

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=f2ef2f19470f7310VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=f2ef2f19470f7310VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD

Your kids, not so much.

1 posted on 08/27/2013 7:14:06 AM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast

The Fighting Irish don’t care if you’re Irish. Do they care if you’re Catholic? Just wondering.


2 posted on 08/27/2013 7:14:58 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine

The insult is that for every illegal they accept a legal citizen who’s parents have been paying taxes to help support the illegal and the school will loose a place.
I used to do corporate recruiting of employees at Notre Dame and the quality of their students was second only to the Service Academies..far above the Ivy League..now I would be more selective.


3 posted on 08/27/2013 7:18:50 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: haffast

In a sane country, Notre Dame would suddenly find all Federal grants, loans, and subsidies cut off, and would no longer be considered an eligible institution for students using Federally backed student loans.

Too bad we’re no longer sane.


4 posted on 08/27/2013 7:19:52 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: haffast

Call it what it is: enrolling criminals.


5 posted on 08/27/2013 7:25:11 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: haffast

ND is my son’s number one choice for college next year and has (had) a decent chance of getting accepted - I don’t have the heart to tell him about this but he will probably find out thru his friends, unbelievable.


6 posted on 08/27/2013 7:28:06 AM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: haffast

Illegal aliens are shock troops for the revolution.

They bear no love for US citizens, and are here for what they can take - by force if required.

After all, Americans have had it too good for too long.


7 posted on 08/27/2013 7:28:19 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: capydick
Notre Dame is still pretty darn Catholic despite a lot of public statements, cynics who don't know what they're talking about and some University actions to the contrary.

As for accepting illegals, the admissions process is extremely rigorous, so I'll assume anyone who is admitted has a very high GPA and equally high ACT score.

8 posted on 08/27/2013 7:33:30 AM PDT by irish guard
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To: haffast

Is Notre Dame now offering landscaping/lawnmowing classes?


9 posted on 08/27/2013 7:43:54 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: NRA1995

That’s gonna leave a mark


10 posted on 08/27/2013 7:50:36 AM PDT by Josa
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To: irish guard

This is true and like I said, my son has a very good chance of making it. However - I wonder if the admissions process will be the same for illegals? If the kid just has to declare himself or herself an illegal, will there be a seperate admissions process for them? ND probably has a certain number (quota) in mind to accept - those declaring themselves illegal may just go right to the front of the line, which is BS.


11 posted on 08/27/2013 8:04:26 AM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: haffast

Initially, I felt bad for ND a few years ago, when Obama spoke there. Now, I think they deserve each other.


12 posted on 08/27/2013 8:15:06 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: irish guard
As for accepting illegals, the admissions process is extremely rigorous, so I'll assume anyone who is admitted has a very high GPA and equally high ACT score.

That's beside the point. ND is making a statement. And the statement is that they are aiding and abetting illegal entry into this country. If I was an alumnus and donor, I would be furious that my donations were going toward this.

13 posted on 08/27/2013 8:17:25 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Josa
That’s gonna leave a mark

It's meant to.

14 posted on 08/27/2013 8:25:49 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: irish guard

How about providing financial aid to the illegal indigenous populous?


15 posted on 08/27/2013 8:26:51 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: haffast

Catholic university presidents urge Congress for immigration reform -

“The Catholic educators have gotten involved because, according to Catholic University of America president John Garvey, “Our primary mission as universities is to teach students to love their neighbors.” The letter notes that Catholic universities and colleges have historically provided opportunities to immigrants, who in turn have enriched our country through hard work, service, and creativity. Says University of Notre Dame president Father John Jenkins: “Catholic institutions are concerned with the dignity of all people.”

“Archbishop Jose Gomez of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration is encouraged by the message the presidents are sending. “I welcome the support of the Catholic presidents for immigration reform,” he says. “They are a welcome voice in this debate, as they see the potential and talent in newly arriving immigrants. Immigrants, especially youth, are important for our nation’s future and competitiveness. Educators understand the importance of investing in immigrant youth so they can become tomorrow’s leaders.”

http://www.uscatholic.org/blog/201307/catholic-university-presidents-urge-congress-immigration-reform-27567#sthash.Z5UDdhp7.dpuf


16 posted on 08/27/2013 8:36:12 AM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

What makes me anxious is how one sided the argument is, coming from Catholic leaders.

I have some sympathy for the children brought here through no fault of their own, who know no other country or way of life but America, BUT, it’s as if the American hierarchy never heard of subsidiarity, or respecting the obvious rights of nations to protect and defend their own borders.

Heck, why should nations have borders, or order in processing entry, or health records, or background checks, or skills and work records. Heaven forbid we even inquire about the reasons or purpose of their presence!

The argument for order and for border control and for both national and economic security is non-existent in the world of the USCCB laboratory of reason and debate.

There is no coherent, reasonable case made by Boehner’s Congress either. We are taken over now and it shows.


17 posted on 08/27/2013 9:15:11 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Lou L

I’m not a fan of the illegal activity. What bothers me is when people presume Notre Dame doesn’t have a Catholic emphasis in most everything it does. Wrong minded administration types are bleeding hearts who want to offer an education to people regardless of the law. Not to my liking.


18 posted on 08/27/2013 9:56:57 AM PDT by irish guard
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To: capydick

Not sure whether they’ll go to the front of the line...I suspect they’ll adhere to admissions policies, but admit illegals if they’re highly qualified.


19 posted on 08/27/2013 9:58:22 AM PDT by irish guard
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To: irish guard

I hope you’re right but wouldnt be surprised if there is another line for them....


20 posted on 08/27/2013 7:18:50 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: RitaOK

Should Bernie Madoff’s family be allowed to profit from his crimes?


21 posted on 08/27/2013 9:03:40 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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