"Patriots are not revolutionaries trying to overthrow the government of the United States.
Patriots are Counter-Revolutionaries trying to prevent the government from overthrowing the Constitution."
The Coach’s Team (TCT) offers the best in conservative essays along with articles taken from various internet sites. The victory of Donald Trump has provided a God-sent opportunity to reverse the years of willful damage done our nation by Barack Hussein Obama.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Cuomo plans to extend NY free tuition program to ‘Dreamers'
* New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's FY '19
budget proposal calls for a state-level "Dream Act" that would make
illegal immigrants eligible for the state's new free-tuition program.
* The Excelsior Program allows all New York
residents with a family income of $110,000 or lower to attend any SUNY or CUNY
institution with absolutely no tuition bill.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
recently revealed his FY 2019 budget proposal, which would extend the state’s
free tuition program to illegal immigrant students.
That free education is gonna cost somebody THIS much!
to a briefing book, Cuomo’s plan “includes legislation to implement the
DREAM Act, opening the doors of higher education to thousands of New Yorkers.”
"The DREAM Act will give
undocumented students access to the new Excelsior Scholarship, the Tuition Assistance
Program, as well as other state-administered scholarship." Tweet
The briefing explains that illegal
immigrants have qualified for in-state tuition at both the State University of
New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) since 2002, but
claims that each year, “many talented students who graduate from New York high
schools remain unable to fulfill their potential simply because they cannot
afford the tuition and lack access to tuition assistance to help pay for
Last year, Gov. Cuomo famously
spearheaded a program to make tuition free-of-charge at SUNY and CUNY, which is
available during the 2018-2019 school year to all resident students with a
family income of up to $110,000.
Now, he’s taking it one step further
by extending free tuition under his “Excelsior Scholarship Program” to students
who reside in the country illegally, according to his FY ‘19 budget briefing.
And this is how many wealthy taxpayers we'll have left in New York
“The DREAM Act will give undocumented
students access to the new Excelsior Scholarship, the Tuition Assistance
Program, as well as other state-administered scholarship,” it states, declaring
that “an investment in young immigrants’ futures is an investment in New York’s
Cuomo announced the new budget during
his annual Executive
Budget Address, where he touted his record of restoring “fiscal discipline
while achieving historic progressive accomplishment and strengthening middle
class New Yorkers.”
“The FY 2019 Budget builds on our strong
record and continues to move New York forward, by protecting taxpayers against
the federal assault, investing in education to support and train the next generation,
and implementing bold progressive policies to make New York a more just and
fair state for all," he remarked, promising a bright future for all his
"Together, we will continue to
deliver on the promise of progressive government—even while tackling
unprecedented challenges head on. We will restore citizen confidence and ensure
management competence,” he continued. “This bold agenda charts a path forward
toward a better future for all New Yorkers.”