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Sun Jan 22, 2012, 07:20 PM

Kansas slashes food aid for children of illegal immigrants (Children US Born)

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Pedro moved to the Kansas City area about 13 years ago and has held the same job for 11.

Though he sometimes struggles to pay bills, he knows most people think he should receive no public aid. Heís an illegal immigrant. He doesnít deserve handouts. He understands that.

ďIíve never asked for anything for myself,Ē said Pedro, who didnít want his last name used to protect his family. ďNever. I just work. Work hard.Ē

A new debate swirling around Kansas, though, isnít about Pedro. Itís about two of his three children. They were born here, and one day they will have driverís licenses and the right to vote, just like any other U.S. citizen.


http://www.kansascity.com/2012/01/21/3384400/kansas-slashes-food-aid-for-children.html

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Seedersandleechers Jan 2012 OP
MidwestTransplant Jan 2012 #1
Guy Montag Jan 2012 #2
Seedersandleechers Jan 2012 #3
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TreasonousBastard Jan 2012 #4
HockeyMom Jan 2012 #6
katsy Jan 2012 #7

Response to Seedersandleechers (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 07:21 PM

1. You should change the title so it's clear that it is to American children of illegal immigrants.

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Response to MidwestTransplant (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 07:37 PM

2. I agree, because these American citizens deserve the aid

as well as their parents don't deserve a stigma for not being citizens.

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Response to Guy Montag (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 07:46 PM

3. I agree but that was the title of the article.

When I read the title I assumed the children were US born. I think it's too late to change but I'll try.

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Response to Seedersandleechers (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 07:46 PM

4. Disgusting. Just disgusting.

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Response to Seedersandleechers (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 08:20 PM

6. I have worked with kids who were born here

and their Moms were born here, but their Dad's were illegals, yet people have said that these kids also should be denied their citizenship rights. They want BOTH parents to be born here, even if the kid was born in the US.

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Response to Seedersandleechers (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2012, 09:20 PM

7. Denying children food....

Why do I feel so dirty living here?

I pay taxes to live in a civilized society. This is not civilized. No child should be denied food for any reason.

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