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Letter: Proposed Dream Act Not Fair to Taxpayers

Listening to 1010 this morning, I heard the most ridiculous plan of action this government would love to pass, the Dream Act.

This act would enable children of illegal immigrants who entered the country with their parents an easy road to citizenship (amnesty, call it what you like) by “making” them attend two years of college or enlisting and serving in the army for 2 years. My question is, who pays their college tuition? Would that be you and I, the taxpayers of America? And then, they get a salary when in the Army, and could go to school for free. I should change my name to Rodriguez and enjoy the benefits of being illegal.

And what about the millions of anchor babies who are given citizenship even though their mother(s) or parent(s) came here illegally? Talk about a free ride.

The best is if you have an immigrant surname (Lopez, Singh, Chin, Krowka) you get financial aid for school, free medical care, and god only knows what else. Enough!

Randi Portnoy