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“The national immigration crisis on the United States’ southern border is now impacting Massachusetts.

Tens of thousands of children have come across the border on their own in the past year. Many of them are now finding their way to communities around Boston.

Chelsea is ground zero for this wave of children, many undocumented immigrants, coming from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

“There’s been a dramatic increase for us from January of this year through the closing of schools which was last week,” says Chelsea Schools Superintendent Dr. Mary Bourque.

Schools in this city are bursting at the seams. At the start of this past school year, Chelsea had 5500 students. They ended with 6200. 285 of those new students came from outside the country. While another 75 arrived through Texas and Arizona, home to the crowded detention centers where the children are being housed as they cross. …”

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/06/24/chelsea-schools-overwhelmed-with-sudden-influx-of-illegal-immigrants/

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STEM might not be the only way to prepare students for the future, but it sure beats this.

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Re: Split between Republican Establishment and Tea Party – Sound familiar Manassas?

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Probably. Let’s hope we deal with it better this time around. We have a well run social services department, from what I’ve seen,  and a school system better staffed to deal with associated problems of a sudden and unexpected surge on our  infrastructure. But don’t expect any real help from the Feds, unless there are some local troublemakers who complain that their kids are being hurt by a Fed made disaster, then the Feds will show up.

Meanwhile will they come by air or rail? Preferably not by cartel .

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Eric Cantor’s loss raises an important question – Are Americans finally realizing that they have been suckered by both Parties on immigration?

Maybe by exploiting children and creating chaos on our southern border, both Dems and Repubs have gone too far?

 

 

 

What American Politicians Will Do For Votes

What American Politicians Will Do For Votes

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Another slightly unhinged shooter, thank goodness it was only a BB Gun. Pretty good response by the City after second incident.
http://www.manassascity.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5905

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