American Schools Suffer Under Foreigner Invasion

Article author: 
Brenda Walker
Article publisher: 
Limits to Growth
Article date: 
12 July 2019
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 
In important ways, the focus on the open border as the story of illegal immigration is a major distraction. The foreigners pass through the American perimeter in a minute, but may stay for decades in towns and cities where their presence forces a rejiggering of budgets toward them and away from the needs of citizens.
The real story is the long-term robbery from Americans, and it is not given enough attention by the media. A recent article from the New York Times is a good discussion of one aspect of the Great Theft.
Many US communities face a raft of diverse problems from the horde of uninvited residents ranging from trash collection to healthcare, but arguably the most negatively affected sector is education in the local schools. In order to teach foreign children, resources must be reallocated and increased to deal with students who may not speak either English or Spanish, but instead understand only their tribal language.
American students are being shortchanged by having to share their schools with uninvited foreigners....
In 2014, the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, had to rework its entire city budget because of illegal alien students: Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy remarked, “. . . the city’s budget is being sustainably altered in order of accommodate all of these admissions in the school department.”
In general, that sort of resource redistribution means either local taxes increase or citizen kids get less education.
Plus, the financial costs are typical of what happens when the Third World is permitted to enter the First through open borders — citizens pay the expense of social services for illegal alien invaders....