Illegal immigrants with "B" averages would be eligible for state-backed student loans if a controversial Senate proposal becomes law.What Whitney Woodward forgot to mention is that Sandoval - a Democrat - serves on a Mexican government advisory council. In fact, you can see his name on this list of their advisors:
Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) has called for the state to establish a taxpayer-funded student loan fund from which Illinois residents -- regardless of their citizenship -- could borrow to pay for their academic careers.
"Whether you're a citizen or a permanent legal resident or an immigrant, you . . . should have a right to an education," Sandoval said.
Sandoval's loan program fell one vote short of passage Thursday but was kept alive through a parliamentary move...
Immigration2007a · Mon, 05/14/2007 - 08:35 · Importance: 1