NC Community Colleges Reviewing Immigrant Policy

North Carolina community colleges leaders will consider reversing a ban keeping illegal immigrants out of the statewide system of two-year colleges.

A committee of the state Board of Community Colleges holds a special session on Wednesday to weigh the pros and cons of admitting undocumented students. A decision could come on Friday on keeping them out of the state's 58 community colleges as they have
been for the past year.

The country's third-largest community college system has changed its illegal immigrant admission policy four times since 2000. The new look comes as laid-off workers are jamming classrooms.

A study commissioned by the system said taxpayers wouldn't be affected if the students pay out-of-state rates of $7,000 a year.

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  • by Ibin Fardingalat on Aug 22, 2009 at 02:54 PM
    Cactus, my brother, Ibin Crapmedrawers and I were talking about the free wonderfull America for Illegals. We have more freedom that you do in the country you pay taxes in. I try to find woman here to marry so I can become citizen, but then I do not get government check. Thanks Beverly for my free highschool education but now it is time to pursue higher goals to meet Alah.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Aug 21, 2009 at 04:35 PM
    OK, Ibin. I got it second time around. Just slow at times.
  • by unk Location: enc on Aug 21, 2009 at 10:15 AM
    They always said that this country would be destroyed from within. Politicians and anything illegal or immoral seem to go hand in hand. If our fore fathers could see how this country has been run for the last 50 years, they would start another Revolution!!!!!
  • by Ibin Fardingalat on Aug 20, 2009 at 04:17 PM
    I come freely to America to seek fortune and learn of ways here. I wish one day to be democrat and not have to work. My people should not have to work like Obama. He just know how to talk and I am muslim too. I cross the border to get free education but they want me to pay. We are told that education is free in NC, Bev Purdue is helping legal aliens with the greencard. I only showed my TIN number to get my drivers linsense and I don't drive very well. Told that I have to pay and will for electrical control devices that GE makes. My organization make mistake with these and keeps having accidents that send them to Ala. NC community colleges are foreigner friends. We find that on the internet. Thank you Bev Purdue! Cactus, we cannot have pork, just Obama Burgers made from the Camel and Pelosi pastry. Both require you hold the bag at the south end while chasing them. Real delicacy in my country.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Aug 20, 2009 at 03:34 PM
    Ibin, you can tell us "American Scoundrel Pigs" easy enough, we are the ones without the turban. Relax BOY and have some Bar-B-Que and beer. You detest Americans so much, why are you here?
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 20, 2009 at 11:15 AM
    Derek, I guess Ibin makes the point for me. Illegals are not necessarily hispanic. So, you are OK with illegals from Iran going to our schools? Just pay the money?
  • by Ibin Fardingalat on Aug 20, 2009 at 06:41 AM
    Why not? How else will I know the American Scoundrel Pigs. All I want to know is how to use electrical control devices. Why cannot I just pay the money?
  • by Derek Location: Greenville on Aug 20, 2009 at 05:59 AM
    If illegals pay the out-of-state tuition, why not? You all know that in-state students pay $50 per credit hour, while out-of-state students pay $240 per credit hour. That extra money sure goes a long way.
  • by ace Location: plymouth on Aug 20, 2009 at 05:06 AM
    If they are smart enough to go to college then they should be smart enough to know they need the proper paper work. They are illegal, send them back home. It is not hard the obtain the legal paperwork.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 19, 2009 at 11:52 AM
    Will someone please explain this to our CC leaders, they might not know how to read a dictionary or use the internet. An alien who is present in a country (which is foreign to him/her) unlawfully or without the country's authorization may be called an illegal alien of that country.[1] In the United States, such an alien may euphemistically call themself an "undocumented person".
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