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Don’t use tax funds for immigrant’s case

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed the state

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed the state pay legal fees for an immigrant in the country illegally. Credit: Howard Schnapp

It is deplorable for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to have the state pay for legal representation for an immigrant who is in the country illegally [“Deportation protest,” News, June 8].

Once again, this is an example of Cuomo pandering to the Hispanic vote in preparation to run for the Democratic nomination for president. I am offended that he will use our tax money to pay for the legal bills of a man who is here illegally! If this is really important to Cuomo, let him pay the legal fees out of his own pocket.

Stew McMullan, Wading River

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