Professor faces backlash after questioning desirability of Hispanic immigrants

Professor faces backlash after questioning desirability of Hispanic immigrants
Rohit Parikh (Image: Brooklyn College)

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Yet another Brooklyn College professor is under fire for a controversial online post.

Veteran computer science Professor Dr. Rohit Parikh wrote on Facebook that all illegal immigrants should be deported — and questioned the desirability of Hispanic immigrants in particular, according to students protesting the post.

Parikh, who is Indian-American, authored the post in response to a New York Times article in July, but it only came to the attention of outraged students last week, the students said.

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In the now-deleted post, the Harvard-educated academic said Latinos drop out of school at a high rate and that America needs an increasingly educated populace in order to compete, the group said.

“Hispanics are GOOD people, gentle and nice and not at all criminal,” the posting reads. “But are they really the population which America needs for the rest of this century when more and more education is required?”

Parikh also drew a distinction between high-achieving Indian immigrants and Latinos before noting that illegals deserved to get chucked out of the country, the students said.

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