Thursday, March 18, 2010
Finally - a reason to like Paterson!
Gov. David Paterson today courted some more controversy for himself as he took a relatively hard line during illegal immigrants on a morning radio show.
A caller on "The John Gambling Show" on WOR-radio asked Paterson about the cost burden illegal aliens put on the education system that is shouldered by legal resident tax-payers.
"There's a difference between illegal aliens and legal permanent residents. Illegal aliens obviously shouldn't be here," he told the caller. "And the only time that we aren't as aggressive in trying to find illegal aliens is when it's a health care issue."
"If you know any illegal aliens that are here that shouldn't be here, then the important thing is to report it to the INS and lets get moving so that we reduce that number," said the governor.