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I know that if this country enforced the laws that are already on the books those two young men would not have been here and this rape, this horrendous rape, would not have occurred, said one local parent. Said another : I'm really outraged by the situation in Montgomery County, I'm Jack Smith. Most seemed unmoved by school officials' defense of the policy of not cooperating with federal immigration officials. This is not an issue that we're going to move to the political level, although a lot of people want to do it, the fact is, these students were not in the same class, but many students between the 9th and 12th grades are in the same classes, in the same band class, in the same world language class, same play after school. Robin Ficker, an attorney who attended the meeting, said officials do not seem to grasp the situation.