Mayor: Adult Illegal Aliens with ‘Graying’ Hair Enrolled in Public Schools

Penny Starr, CNS News, August 27, 2014

The mayor of Lynn, Mass. says that some of the illegal aliens from Guatemala who are enrolled in her city’s public schools are adults with graying hair and “more wrinkles than I have.”

“They are not all children,” Judith Flanagan Kennedy told reporters at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.


She added that the federal government will not allow school officials to verify their ages, even though one of the students turned out to be 35 years old.

Kennedy said that the majority of those from Guatemala who are enrolling in the Lynn Public Schools claim to be between 14 and 17 years of age.

“But there were people with graying temples, hair around the temples,” said Kennedy, adding that although she did not see these individuals in person, she saw photographs of them in registration paperwork. “There were people with more wrinkles than I have around their eyes.”


“We were told through a directive from the Department of Justice (DOJ) that we were not to question or verify–attempt to verify these ages,” Kennedy stated at the press conference, hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).

Kennedy said that she and the school superintendent in Lynn wanted to know why the number of students from Guatemala “almost doubled” from 56 who enrolled during the 2012-13 school year to 101 during the 2013-14 school year.


“We have no ability to confront a student directly and demand an accurate age,” Kennedy said. “Every once in a while, we’ll be able to determine that someone is well above the age at which they would be entitled to an education in the Lynn Public Schools.

“For example, if a student does not show up for a few days of classes, we will send our truant officers out to find out what’s going on at that home,” Kennedy explained.

“One example: the woman who answered [the] door said, ‘He’s 35 years old–he’s not going to show up at school. . . . But we cannot, per DOJ guidelines, we cannot ask them for any more verification of age,” Kennedy said.


At the press conference, Kennedy said that the economic impact on American cities like Lynn, which is located about 10 miles north of Boston, includes an increase in cost to taxpayers for educating these overage students and for providing them with health services, including vaccinations that are required for all children attending U.S. public schools.

But the federal government has not said whether cities and school districts will be reimbursed for these increased costs, according to Kennedy.


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  • MekongDelta69

    Poor mayor – she didn’t realize 3rd graders in Guatemala use walkers.

  • Puggg

    Illegal aliens lying about their age? Who could have guessed that? Will they tell us next that they’re faking up documents and Social Security cards in order to work? I don’t know if I could handle that news.

    Put together 35 year old men from Guatemala in the same school as 14 year old Freshman white girls. I don’t even want to think it.

    • IstvanIN

      Aren’t 14 year olds prime dating age for 35 year old Guatemalans?

      • 14 is a little too old in south Texas for the Mexicans.. Ages 8 to eleven is more like it.

        • Cid Campeador

          Just what we need. Potential child molesters in a school with our kids.
          Sometimes I think that we need a military Coup d’etat.

          • Germanicus

            A society based on lying will eventually implode when the absurdity becomes too great to bear and the strictures on necessary truth telling are impossible to observe, or an invader conquers and puts to death the organizing race and any potential leaders. It cannot be long now. I wonder where on the map the mayor of Lynn, MA fell before this? I wonder if she supported Obama and the host of other liberal causes.

          • Cid Campeador

            Now the news is out that the POTUS received warnings about ISIS some time ago and did nothing. I have to believe that the military has pretty much had it.

    • D.B. Cooper

      This is Massachusetts, which went overwhelmingly Obama… twice, and kept Ted Kennedy employed. I’m afraid about 99,000 of those white students will have to get molested before the pansy white liberal yankee actually takes action.
      I doubt it.
      Remember that scene in The Blues Brothers? Belushi would’ve taken my fork in his throat if he asked, “How much for the little girl?” Then again, if you give off a certain vibe, he would not have even tried? Dad here is a castrated serf.

      • D.B. Cooper

        I musta forgot ta post it….

      • TruthBeTold

        This is Massachusetts, which went overwhelmingly Obama… twice, and kept Ted Kennedy employed.

        And they never make the connection…

    • Johnny Clay

      You’re correct to worry, since pedophilia seems to be part of the culture down there.

  • D.B. Cooper

    The Democratic Party gets it: White people will do a little whining and complaining, but they’re not going to actually do anything to stop it. Next, an illegal alien principal will be hired for these schools in order to better understand these career students.

  • Mary

    I’m sure they’re just graying and wrinkling prematurely due to their stressful existence in Central America, which is somehow the fault of White Americans or our long-dead forebears.
    How dare we wish to deny them an education!

    • IstvanIN

      And free breakfast, free lunch, who knows what else!

    • T_Losan

      Microaggression, systemic racism, and white privilege are to blame.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    “We were told through a directive from the Department of Justice (DOJ) that we were not to question or verify–attempt to verify these ages,” [Mayor] Kennedy stated at the press conference, hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).

    In the Q&A of the panel discussion — referenced in “Local Impact of Illegal Border Surge” story above, Mayor Flanagan describes how city officials have figured out how old (35 or so) some of these Central American “kids” are. Be sure to watch the video clips.

  • Massachusetts is filled with libtards who always vote Democrat. Let them be sent the rancid mystery meat illegals rather than have them sent to any state I might want to live in.

  • Luca

    When Jose showed up for his first day of 3rd grade, the teacher asked him why he was late. Apparently he had to buy his kids some new shoes for their first day of 2nd grade.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      He stopped to pick up a bottle of Corona to drink with his free school lunch.

      • Alexandra1973

        Or some Dos Equis.

        • Cid Campeador

          Stay thirsty my friends.

  • De Doc

    Free stuff for Juan! Yeeeeaaaa! And of course free access to all the pre-pubescent kiddies too. But remember, you can’t ask for an age or previous criminal conduct.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Jamie Cerulli, the Lynn mayor’s chief of staff, tells NRO: If my children went to the public schools, I’d be very uncomfortable with all of these unaccompanied minors [that] are placed in the ninth grade.

    You don’t say.

    The government is enrolling 35-year old pedophiles, sexual predators and drug dealers to give them direct access to our children.

    police in Orem arrested Alexander Navidad-Hernandez, 27, and Javier Santos-Jacobo, 27, after they reportedly tried to convince two sisters, ages 14 and 16, to have sex with them for $30.A day earlier, one of the suspects pulled-up next to the girls as they walked home, handed them a $5 bill, along with his phone number and told them to call him if they wanted to make some money, according to police.

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    In this case, Juan and Pablo are literally “into” little boys and girls. The boys in the locker room will be getting quite an education in the nuances of man-boy love, courtesy of the Central American Chapter of NAMBLA.

    • ElComadreja

      Just like blacks, homosexual rape is part of their “culture”.

      • Cid Campeador

        They call it “Abajo Bajo”

  • John

    Does anyone know if local school districts would be free of interference from the DOJ as described above if they were not recipients of Federal education assistance funding? Also, would the Supreme Court’s ruling to accept even illegal school age children be applicable under those circumstances as well? Seems to me, if the Federal restrictions can be circumvented by ceasing to receive the Federal funds, then local school systems would be better off in the long run. Maybe not initially, but in the long run. That would mean a return to the way schools used to be funded, using local property taxes and charitable contributions from the community. Schools in areas such as Detroit would have no funding at all and would have to close. Tough. No loss there.

  • I am receiving only a blue line-width strip instead of a character editor, so the whole post is deleted.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      Control of movement, awareness, and mental discipline give a lot away, to those who perceive them.

  • IKUredux

    Wow. Just. Wow. Could it be any clearer that the current people in power have no regard for the White people who inhabit this land mass? They don’t care if we contract illnesses long ago eradicated. Because according to the black marxist who inhabits the not so white hiouse, we didn’t cure that. We Whites have succeeded because, I don’t know. Oh wait, we cheated. We Whites screwed every other race out of their birthright, or something. Are you fing kidding me? Really? What, all you dumb ass blacks and browns would have figured everything else out yourselves without the White man. REALLY? So, how many tens of thousands years did you figure you would get it?

  • Paleoconn

    When two students meet at recess and one calls the other Papa…you know you have Mexican illegals in your school.

  • MBlanc46

    This is just jaw-droppingly insane. This should be the tipping point for anyone who heretofore has not thought that the federal government needs to be reigned in.

  • IstvanIN

    Real Americans don’t count.

  • Lee_CPA

    Let’s see, my kids? Birth certificates, proof of immunizations from their pediatrician, proof that we lived in the school district, etc, etc, etc.
    Illegal aliens? COME ON IN!!!! WELCOME!!! No documents – no problem.
    What’s wrong with this picture?

  • obot

    Your children and grandchildren will be sacrificed to the diversity gods

  • NYB

    We just had another breaking story about child sex grooming in Britain. Muslim men of all ages were making ‘girlfriends’ out of teen children. After plying them with drugs and alcohol, the sex began.

    Meanwhile, over here, 28 year old ‘high school student’ Pedro wants to take your daughter out after classes. He is older, sexually mature and has been using narcotics all his life.

    Does anyone believe this isn’t facilitating child sex grooming in America?

    • Cid Campeador

      Perhaps if the Brits awaken from their Progie induced stupor and start “fighting back” (in all the nuances of the expression) then we’ll awaken as well.

    • Cid Campeador

      Just take a ride down Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City on any evening, you’ll see girls who look no more that mid to late teens being herded by ugly Mau Mau who’ve likely broken them in and hooked them on drugs.

  • RHG

    Once again we get see that our own government is actively aiding and abetting this invasion of our country.

  • stonepillow

    The issue to my mind seems to be obedience. Tell the DOJ to go pee up a rope and ask whatever you have to ask out of your responsibility to keep legitimate students safe. But that’s not how public school officials in the U.S. are bred.

  • Bill

    If illegals don’t have to follow the rules, then why should I?
    Isn’t there a watchdog organization out there looking out for our interests?
    I’m guessing there is, but they probably get called racists all the time.

  • Bill

    For all the schools or the DOJ know, these adults could be child molesters.

    • SentryattheGate

      The top 2 crimes commited by “average” Latinos are drunk driving and sex crimes (esp. with children). Then there’s the gangs, with the illegal drugs, violence, prostitution and murder!

      • mobilebay

        Those are just the “family values” they’ve been credited with.

    • ElComadreja

      You can be certain many of them are.

  • Dale McNamee

    We should tell the DOJ and everyone else involved with this farce that if there’s any sexual criminality that not only will the perp be punished, but all involved will be punished with arrests,trials,convictions, and lawsuits…

    It’s long past time for these actions… Resist & refuse !

  • Bill

    What, there’s no adult school anymore?

  • Annabelle Pettyjohn

    It is time for the white man to revolt!

  • Andy

    Why would they want to sneak into high school, and why would the government want them to be able to? Do they get money out of being a student? It makes no sense.

  • SentryattheGate

    I understand that many illegals have no birth certificates; due to home births/no social security # or documentation of who they really are, or their age and birthplace. They will be given a pass, while US Americans have everything known about us.

    • ElComadreja

      I worked around many of them. They all go by at least two different identities.

  • SentryattheGate

    And foreigner gays and HIV-positive can also claim refugee status!

  • ElComadreja

    The third grade is the hardest five years of a Guatemalan’s life. Welcome to Marxachusetts where, according to AG Martha Coakley, it’s not really illegal to be an illegal.

  • mobilebay

    Illegal immigration is the worst national disaster facing this country.

  • WR_the_realist

    If I recall correctly one of Obama’s many executive orders stops deportation of illegal immigrants who are enrolled in school. That’s why 35 year old illegal immigrants are enrolling in high school. The illegal immigrants aren’t as stupid as our politicians.

  • kenfrombayside

    The reason for this invasion is simple: most Americans remain silent, don’t vote, and spend a disproportionate amount of time engaged doing nothing, like watching NFL football. Contact your US Rep and 2 Senators; get to the polls to vote against the traitorous demRATS; return fundraising letters saying you will not give until the border is sealed and our unique Anglo heritage saved; prepare your meals and do your own gardening; go to NUMBERSUSA to send faxes to our alleged leaders; and join real immigration reform groups such as FAIR. Our enemies are at war with us, and we have to fight back. If you say or do nothing, you are part of the problem.

    • Cid Campeador

      Also, everyone who posts here should join the NRA.
      I have a cousin who insists that all these Mass shootings Columbine, Colorado, Sandy Hook etc. are and have BEEN perpetrated by subjects of mind control carried out by certain agencies in order to produce a total anti- firearm atmosphere in the US.
      I used to laugh at her but not anymore. Several years ago she predicted some things that have already come to pass.
      I know it sounds crazy but everything seems to be falling into place.

  • Cid Campeador

    It’s not insanity. It’s part of a carefully hatched diabolical plot to bring about total demographic replacement. This USA will become a Third World state made up of a population that represents the lowest common denominator of the earth’s people. It will be part West/Central Asia and part Africa presided over by the White Progressives who will have achieved their goal ( the irony is that so many Whites voted these people into power) unless of course their UIs (useful idiots) turn on them and exterminate them.
    Perhaps we’ll have an Extraterrestrial visitation before that happens when our REAL ancestors come to rescue us.