Lone Star College System and Richard Carpenter v. Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas

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Lone Star College System and Richard Carpenter v. Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas


For Texans interested in cutting off free tuition funds for college to those who are unlawfully present in the United States, please consider joining IRCOT (Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas).

This case challenges the use of Texas taxpayer dollars for illegal use of the Texas General Revenue fund for grants to unlawfully present aliens in violation of federal laws. The state of Texas has failed to “affirmatively state” the use of such funds in law and is only one of three states providing free money for illegally present students to pursue secondary education.

To win this case before the Texas Supreme Court, IRCOT must prove its case when the case returns to trial court. It must show that its membership includes Texas taxpayers that do not merely pay the sales tax but also more state specific taxes such as taxes on oil and gas royalties, the state franchise tax or members who pay occupation taxes like a real estate broker license or an attorney’s occupation tax.

The justices must decide whether or not they will overturn a longstanding tradition in case law in granting taxpayer standing to sue a governmental entity to remedy illegal use of taxpayer dollars. Alternatively, the justices may rule to add more strictures to taxpayer standing claims taking the “minority view” that such claims by taxpayers are not sufficient and be dismissed on sovereign immunity grounds more in keeping with federal rulings and requirements.

We hope that each and every Texan will join IRCOT and show support for the cause of halting further expenditure of public funds on behalf of illegally present students. Remember these grants cover the full costs of tuition and fees and are very much akin to a scholarship. These first come first serve grants are often exhausted quickly and thus reduce the amount of financial assistance for struggling American students. The greater number of members will demonstrate widespread Texan support to overthrow the unjust and illegal use of our tax dollars.

You can get a feel for the number of "affidavit students here (2013) :http://www.stopthemagnet.com/sites/default/files/blog-attachments/2013_total-texas-affidavit-students.pdf


TEXAS Grant Award table for "undocumented residents": http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=458


Please read more about this case at :


Visit IRCOT online at: www.ircot.org


So what can I do?

Simply, fill out the attached form below and mail the membership dues & form to : IRCOT  448 W.19th St. #234  Houston,TX. 77008

If you have any specific questions about this litigation do not hesitate to contact via e-mail (Attn: IRCOT): peloponnesianwar717@icloud.com