Immigrants & K-12 Debate - Hackettstown, NJ

Discuss the national Immigrants & K-12 debate in Hackettstown, NJ.

Should America provide K-12 schooling for young illegal immigrants?

Hackettstown votes No
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Robert

Washington, NJ

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#1
Dec 22, 2011
 
operative word - illegal
USConstitutionMa tters

Budd Lake, NJ

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#2
Jul 30, 2012
 
Hell No! Do the American people not understand the term ILLEGAL?? That means they are breaking the law, so why reward criminals by overcrowding the public school system with children of criminals?? This is insanity and exactly why our country has gone down the sh*tter.
J

Whippany, NJ

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#3
Aug 1, 2012
 
No, never. Deport them.
Jiggs

Port Murray, NJ

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#4
Sep 1, 2012
 
Enough is enough. I am being drained with ever increasing taxes and am considering leaving the state. I'm legal, why aren't they.
Only me

Hackettstown, NJ

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#5
Oct 16, 2012
 
Everyone in the United States is entitled to a free and public education and that is a law. Who are we do deny anyone an education?
Linda

Rockville, MD

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#6
Nov 1, 2012
 
We dont have an unending supply of money. a lot of people are out of work and we cant afford to be taxed higher and higher
Linda

Rockville, MD

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Nov 1, 2012
 
Only me wrote:
Everyone in the United States is entitled to a free and public education and that is a law. Who are we do deny anyone an education?
IT'S NOT FREE! We are paying for it with our taxes!
bonnie

Bensalem, PA

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#8
Nov 4, 2012
 
Children stay. We should give education to everyone, as long as they are paying taxes. You would be very surprised, and I would like to see an accurate number, on how many illegal immigrants pay taxex. Why don't we stop giving public school educations to all of the
Rich white guys who traffic in human misery, just to be rich. Or have them pay the school system. These guys are th3 criminals.
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Cookeville, TN

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#9
Nov 8, 2012
 
bonnie wrote:
Children stay. We should give education to everyone, as long as they are paying taxes. You would be very surprised, and I would like to see an accurate number, on how many illegal immigrants pay taxex. Why don't we stop giving public school educations to all of the
Rich white guys who traffic in human misery, just to be rich. Or have them pay the school system. These guys are th3 criminals.
I am from H'town but in Tn., now, and we have many Central Americans here; legal and illegal. The renters pay taxes through the landlords that they are renting from. Income producing property is taxed at a greater rate than individual homes are (usually!) Down here there is an almost 10% sales tax on almost everything, they pay into that when they shop with the money that they earn. Many of the illegals are using social security cards from (?) and they have deductions withdrawn from their paychecks; however, they will not be able to collect later on. This sure adds to the "coffers" of the Social Security dept. We are in the midst of a big scandal, locally, where the outvoted tax assessor for our county has been found to have given HUGE breaks to apartment comples owners. Just about 12 of these fat-cats have been getting assessed as only having "undeveloped" land or vastly depreciated buildings where they are collecting hundreds if not thousands of rental payments each month. Our area is hurting for a school and we just had a tax increase, but most likely wouldn't have needed it if those less than 20 "apartment barons" had been taxed properly. There is greed everywhere and I agree that ALL should go through what it takes to be legally here, but reality is what it is. The great influx has actually brought in a LOT of federal money to the local schools, since there are now much greater degrees of low-income "starter families". It's a very complex issue.
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Cookeville, TN

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#10
Nov 8, 2012
 
Linda wrote:
<quoted text> IT'S NOT FREE! We are paying for it with our taxes!
They also pay taxes.
joyce91703

Bloomfield, NJ

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#11
Dec 21, 2013
 
We don't have enough money to support our own kids, we should not take on people that are not here the right way, legally!
joyce91703

Bloomfield, NJ

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#12
Dec 21, 2013
 
We need to pay our own citizens, not take on illegals kids, they should not be able to come here and have free babies, period, send their asses back to their own countries!!!!!
Joe

Newark, NJ

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#13
Jan 2, 2014
 
we don't have enough money for our own children in school! Taking on more children that are here illegally will have free government assistance! Which will cause a burden to our economic situation.
William

Jersey City, NJ

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#14
Jun 18, 2014
 
illegal's need to follow americas rules or go back to mexico and south america countries.

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