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Virginia to consider banning illegals from colleges
Daily Caller ^ | 1/12/11 | Zinie Chen Sampson

Posted on 01/12/2011 7:24:46 AM PST by markomalley

Virginia legislators will consider whether to bar illegal immigrants from enrolling in state’s public colleges and universities.

Del. Christopher Peace’s bill would amend state law to explicitly prohibit people who are in the United States illegally from being admitted to Virginia’s public two-year or four-year institutions.

Several previous attempts to pass similar legislation in Virginia haven’t succeeded.

Federal law prohibits such people from paying in-state tuition at colleges and universities, but they can still pursue a public college education. Virginia’s public universities currently have the discretion to decide whether to admit illegal aliens as long as they charge out-of-state tuition.

South Carolina bars undocumented students from enrolling in public colleges, as have some Georgia institutions, and Alabama’s two-year colleges.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: aliens; highereducation; illegals; vageneralassembly; virginia

1 posted on 01/12/2011 7:24:48 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Wow, Northern Virginia Community College will see a decline of 50% in enrollments. It already looks like a hybrid of Yemen and El Salvador.


2 posted on 01/12/2011 7:28:28 AM PST by Squidster
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To: markomalley

YES!!!!! VA is looking more and more attractive as a place to retire to.


3 posted on 01/12/2011 7:29:36 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Squidster
NOVA will probably see an uptick in the number of students of East Asian origin once the "whiter looking" illegals from Latin America are sent packing.

BTW, most of the Hispanics there are El Salvadoran and are here legally, as are the Koreans, Thais, Viet Namese, Cambodians, Chinese, etc.

The people with the Irish brogues are probably NOT here legally.

4 posted on 01/12/2011 7:33:36 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: markomalley

Obummer cannot matriculate in VA


5 posted on 01/12/2011 7:35:48 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: markomalley

Illegal means illegal—Why is this even a topic for discussion?


6 posted on 01/12/2011 7:36:00 AM PST by Arm_Bears (I'll have what the gentleman on the floor is drinking.)
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To: Squidster

Your comment was my first thought. NOVA’s class sizes will be drastically reduced. How much of their tuition do VA taxpayers pick up?


7 posted on 01/12/2011 7:36:33 AM PST by EverOnward
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To: markomalley
We're happy about this, of course, but it also shows how far our country has gone.

That they even need to consider whether or not ILLEGAL ALIENS should be banned from attending colleges!

8 posted on 01/12/2011 7:39:32 AM PST by Celtic Cross
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To: markomalley

WE CAN’T AFFORD IT ANYMORE!!!!

Let’s try to take care of FELLOW AMERICANS before we take care of FURRINERS!!!


9 posted on 01/12/2011 7:39:50 AM PST by djf (Touch my junk and I'll break yur mug!!!)
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To: markomalley

This instead of reduced tuition for illegals? This just made my day. Gives a taxpayer a shred of hope.


10 posted on 01/12/2011 7:41:17 AM PST by Avery Iota Kracker (He hate me.)
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To: markomalley

I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state...
Now, if we could only get rid of Warner and Webb...
blissful nirvana!!!!


11 posted on 01/12/2011 7:52:29 AM PST by matginzac
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To: markomalley

It should be in EVERY school and school district in this Republic. No US birth certificate, no entry into school. Anchor babies should be included in that. In fact, every anchor baby of a family that was not legally in this country, IE: a visa issued to be here, should be stripped of that US citizenship. If mama ran across the border illegally to get said baby born here to be able to stay and collect benefits, the baby reverts to mama’s citizenship. No free ride.


12 posted on 01/12/2011 8:22:09 AM PST by RetiredArmy (As the end times approach, I hope each here will discover the LORD. Seek Him out!)
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To: djf

“WE CAN’T AFFORD IT ANYMORE!!!!”

We never could! Let them get visas and come legally and I have no problem with their attending but NOT ON MY DIME.


13 posted on 01/12/2011 8:26:45 AM PST by Tomato lover (Jesus is Lord of all)
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To: markomalley

The free ride bus is now out of gas.


14 posted on 01/12/2011 9:34:49 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: matginzac
"I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state... Now, if we could only get rid of Warner and Webb... blissful nirvana!!!! "

I lived there from 1979-82 and loved it too. It's one of the places I'd like to consider for retirement. Lovely state, lovely people.

15 posted on 01/12/2011 9:52:45 AM PST by Think free or die
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To: matginzac
"I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state, I LOVE my state... Now, if we could only get rid of Warner and Webb... blissful nirvana!!!! "

I lived there from 1979-82 and loved it too. It's one of the places I'd like to consider for retirement. Lovely state, lovely people.

16 posted on 01/12/2011 9:53:04 AM PST by Think free or die
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To: markomalley
Virginia is for Haters!

/sarc

17 posted on 01/12/2011 11:02:27 AM PST by mellow velo
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To: Think free or die

You, my friend Think Free, are more than welcome (coming from a born in VA, will die in VA - but raised in CA *barf* person). We need you here to prevent future insane moments like 2008 when the state went Obamanation. Be warned, though, we have a nasty state income tax rate that needs to be sliced back - glad to have your help.
(No North East lefties who have ruined their state and are now looking to ruin another need apply...)


18 posted on 01/12/2011 11:19:18 AM PST by matginzac
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To: markomalley

talk about common sense...


19 posted on 01/12/2011 11:19:51 AM PST by alexbg
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To: markomalley

I know for sure I wouldn’t want a criminal in my dorm, or my childs dorm for that matter.


20 posted on 01/12/2011 11:23:29 AM PST by devistate one four ( jihad is a 2 way street! Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: matginzac
"You, my friend Think Free, are more than welcome"

Thank you! I expect once hubby is retired and we have a better idea where our sons will end up we can sort out the retirement location. Our current house is big and taxes are going through the roof. For now we're here, but ultimately I'd like to be near some grandkids, should we be blessed with them!

21 posted on 01/12/2011 3:49:37 PM PST by Think free or die
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; ...

“Christopher Peace’s bill” — thanks markomalley.


22 posted on 01/13/2011 7:44:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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