EAG: YUCAIPA, Calif. – A California man is pushing to ban children of illegal immigrants from attending public schools in the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District and inspire similar action in other districts.
Joseph Turner, a 39-year-old father of two and founder of the nonprofit American Children First, filed a petition with the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters this week to prohibit illegal immigrant students from attending public schools, and to require illegal immigrant parents of U.S. citizens to pay tuition to the district, the San Bernardino County Sun reports.
The proposal would calculate that bill by dividing the district’s budget by the number of students enrolled.
“I feel very confident this will qualify for the ballot,” he said. read more