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She has been in this country 10 years. Is there any evidence that she or her parents have pursued citizenship or legal status for her during this length of time?

She was whining that she was just trying to "live the American dream." The so-called American dream carries responsibilities with it, not the least of which is respecting and obeying our laws. She is not only in this country illegally, but she was driving without a license. She also lied to police officers. Is there more?

She referred to our "messed up system." I agree that it is messed up. My children had to present a birth certificate when registering for elementary school. Why was a child with a Mexican birth certificate allowed to attend public school? Why was a person with no legal status allowed to attend a state supported college?

How did she pay her college costs? Did she hold jobs? If so, who hired an illegal alien?

Since she has no legal status, she has no civil rights. Anyone who allows her to return to the Kennesaw College campus should be arrested.

Now for the really big question: Why was she not deported immediately? Or is this just another example of our "messed up system"?

Brenda Charlotte McDonald

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