Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, Sept. 10, 2018 - " Plyler v. Doe addressed questions that are central to ongoing debates about both education and immigration and that get to the heart of what schoolchildren and undocumented migrants have in common:...
MALDEF, June 15, 2017 - "On June 15th, 1982, the United States Supreme Court handed down a historic ruling that guaranteed all children access to a free public education from kindergarten to 12th grade, regardless of immigration status.
"The respondent, now 40 years old, testified that his family, including his five United States citizen daughters and his undocumented wife, would accompany him to Mexico, and that he finds it necessary to take his large family to the small village...
BALCA, Dec. 13, 2016 - "[T]here is a clear mismatch between the Employer’s primary education and experience requirements of Bachelor’s degree and 60 months experience which the CO equated to seven years of SVP, and its acceptable alternative...
In order to try to avoid Hutto-like litigation , ICE is attempting to comply with New Mexico state law by giving classes to kids locked up at Artesia.
"H-1B workers are better educated than U.S. born
workers and earn more, according to a new study by an independent
research group. The report
by two economists at the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of
California, also found that, on...
Georgetown Law, Apr. 11, 2016 - "Recent raids by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have had a chilling effect on the education of recently arrived children – including those seeking asylum from the violence in Central America...
"Today, the Justice Department issued a letter to Alabama school
districts reminding them of their obligation under federal law that a
state may not deny a child equal access to public education based on
his or her immigration status. The department...
IDRA, Aug. 28, 2017 -
"As a new school year begins, this alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all children.
See IDRA's eBook on Supporting Immigrant Students' Rights to Attend Public...
"Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary Arne Duncan today announced updated guidance to assist public elementary and secondary schools to ensure enrollment processes are consistent with the law and fulfill their obligation to provide all children...