At a high school in Guilford County North Carolina, spurred by a college fair going on inside, a group of undocumented students is protesting and demanding a free college education. Specifically, they are demanding that they be given funds from a private scholarship organization called ‘Say Yes to Education’.
“Why is it that it’s different with me?” Araceli Garcia-Garnica said, “Why is it that one simple piece of paper matters to them so much?
Let me enlighten you, Araceli, it matters because that paper signifies that you are here legally, that you made an effort to become an American, that you went through the process and have completed the citizenship requirements. And that, as any legal immigrant to the US will tell you, is a huge accomplishment. It’s not about you screaming for free stuff. It’s about you figuring out what you have to offer this nation and proving that you are a valuable asset to it. Grow up. And stop trying to extort money.