"As the son of a Mexican American who was here illegally for eight years, you would have denied me an education,'' an angry Ruiz told Elmwood Park officials during the board's monthly meeting. "You are not supposed to discriminate against any children based on any immigration status.''So, if I understand that "reasoning" correctly, because your daddy was a lawbreaker, we need to ignore the laws of our country?
Immigration questions shouldn't even be asked during enrollment, he said.
District 401 was attempting to comply with federal regulations about temporary B-52 visas - districts are not supposed to let them attend school. Ironically, one kid, whose B-52 had expired, was permitted to attend - because THAT made her an illegal immigrant.
I think I need to lie down - I'm getting light-headed.
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