Are States Constitutionally Required to Educate Illegal Immigrant Children?

On June 28, 2014, Merrill Hope reported for Breitbart Texas on how the Obama administration was using the 1982 United States Supreme Court opinion in Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982), to pressure the states, including Texas, to provide elementary and secondary education at taxpayer expense to children who are illegal immigrants. Plyler arose out of a Texas law from 1975 that sought to deny illegal immigrants a taxpayer-funded elementary and secondary education.  The Obama administration’s pressure comes as part of its deliberate abdication of its duty to protect America’s border, which has resulted in the catastrophic surge of illegal immigrants presently breaking into the country.  George Bush had a surge to wipe out murderous Islamic supremacists in Iraq.  Barack Obama is having his surge – of illegal immigrants who will fundamentally transform America. Hope reported on a letter the Obama administration sent to state public education...(Read Full Article)

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