Colorado to give illegal aliens college tuition discounts?
By Jim Kouri/Examiner.com
At the same time as U.S. states such as Arizona are passing or pushing legislation for tougher immigration enforcement laws, one state is bucking the trend. Colorado officials are actually working to help illegal immigrants by offering them a taxpayer-funded benefit that should be reserved for legal U.S. residents and citizens.
Colorado legislators are reportedly on the verge of passing legislation to give illegal immigrants discounted in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. The measure has a good chance of passing the state’s Democrat-controlled Senate and could even make it through the Republican-led House, according Judicial Watch, a Washington, DC group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption.
Ironically, Colorado is the home state of one of the stalwarts of immigration enforcement and border security, former Congressman Tom Tancredo.
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Jim Kouri, CPP, formerly Fifth Vice-President, is currently a Board Member of the National Association of Chiefs of Police and he's a columnist for Examiner.com and New Media Alliance (thenma.org). In addition, he's a blogger for the Cheyenne, Wyoming Fox News Radio affiliate KGAB (www.kgab.com). Kouri also serves as political advisor for Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty.
He's former chief at a New York City housing project in Washington Heights nicknamed "Crack City" by reporters covering the drug war in the 1980s. In addition, he served as director of public safety at a New Jersey university and director of security for several major organizations. He's also served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country. Kouri writes for many police and security magazines including Chief of Police, Police Times, The Narc Officer and others. He's a news writer and columnist for AmericanDaily.Com, MensNewsDaily.Com, MichNews.Com, and he's syndicated by AXcessNews.Com. Kouri appears regularly as on-air commentator for over 100 TV and radio news and talk shows including Fox News Channel, Oprah, McLaughlin Report, CNN Headline News, MTV, etc.
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