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NAACP Leader Slams Obama’s Executive Amnesty: ‘Our Kids Have Dreams Too’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter

A local NAACP president spoke out against how illegal immigrants are using up public resources that would have otherwise gone to people of color in the country legally on “The Laura Ingraham Show” Monday.

Bob Ross, president of the Maryland Prince George’s County NAACP, was on the show to discuss his efforts to lobby against Prince George County’s efforts to create two high schools specifically for recent immigrants and dedicated to teaching students English. The local NAACP chapter is vocally against the proposal, with Ross calling it “separate but equal.” (RELATED: NAACP Battles Latino Group Over Special Schools For Immigrant Students)

“67 million — almost 68 million when you round it — spent on illegal immigrants children’s education [in Maryland],” Ingraham noted. “What is your reaction to that?”

“It’s a lot of money, and our resources can’t handle it here in Prince George’s County,” Ross said. “We’re fixing to lose about $68 million statewide, on the local level we’re losing about $10 million of school funding. So, I don’t know how we’re going to handle this, the cost factor.”

“Why isn’t the national NAACP not kicking up a huge public fuss on this amnesty push by the president?” Ingraham asked. (VIDEO: Laura Ingraham: Obama Bashes Christianity Out Of ‘Malicious Ignorance’)

“I can’t speak for the national,” Ross said. “Each local organization has its own charter. So on local issues– and this is a local issue–we’re fighting it based on our demographics…”

“You have to stand up for what’s right,” he continued. “After the Selma March and what we went through as a people, we have to continue the fight. Like I said before, we’re not going to the back of the bus again. We already been on that route.”

“Do you think they should be sent back home?” asked Ingraham. “Or should they just be educated in all these communities, despite the cost?”

“If they follow the process and go through the legality to remain in the country, they should remain,” Ross said. “But if the process says they have to return, then they have to return.”

“Our kids have dreams too,” he pointed out. “I want to be real clear about that. They keep saying: the DREAMers, DREAMers, DREAMers. We have dreams also. Every child that is native-born in this country has a dream. We should not have to sacrifice for newcomers that are coming in and not followed the process.”

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