ACLU, July 26, 2018 - "The ACLU of New Jersey filed suit against 12 school districts throughout New Jersey, spanning from Camden County in the south to Sussex County at the state’s northern edge. The school districts, scattered throughout 10...
Guidance and Model Policies to Assist California’s K-12 Schools in Responding to Immigration Issues - Mar. 28, 2018
Alice Speri, The Intercept, Feb. 11, 2018 - "The path from school to immigration detention usually goes like this: A teenager, often recently resettled in the United States, gets into some sort of trouble at school. Sometimes, as in Dennis’s...
Jonathan Blitzer, New Yorker, Mar. 23, 2017 - "On February 15th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ice) officers conducted a raid in Las Cruces, arresting people at a trailer park on the outskirts of town. The raid came a few weeks after President...
"SEVP-certified schools are subject to on-site review at any time, per 8 CFR 214.3 (h)(3)(iv) . Please note that these reviews are not related to the SEVP field representatives and are not part of their duties. The first group of 15 representatives...
"This memorandum sets forth Immigration and Customs Enforcement (lCE) policy regarding certain enforcement actions by ICE officers and agents at or focused on sensitive locations. This policy is designed to ensure that these enforcement actions do...
"The Obama administration today reissued guidelines for America's schools. The goal is to keep states from turning away children who cannot prove that they are in the U.S. legally. A 1982 Supreme Court ruling allowed undocumented students free...
"The Justice Department released a letter late Thursday afternoon,
hours after six individuals protesting Alabama's immigration law
conducted a sit-down demonstration near the Alabama Senate chamber,
saying Alabama's controversial immigration...
"Alabama school districts are reeling from the impact of the state’s
tough, new immigration law and a federal court ruling upholding a
portion of the statute that requires schools to report on the
immigration status of their students...
"The big question is whether the students absent this week will
return once, and if, fears about being reported to immigration
authorities fade. American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten said Alabama has crossed an unprecedented...
"Though South Carolina's new immigration law does not demand that schools
review the legal status of their students, the legislation has
generated uncertainty among students and their parents." - EFE/Fox News Latino, Nov. 16, 2011 .
"Some Inland school districts have been slammed by records requests from immigrant students applying for temporary residence, with a few districts setting appointments for months out or using forklifts to reach student files stacked in warehouses...
"Roughly 80 people, most of them Spanish-speaking women and children,
packed the media center of Tarrant Elementary School, just north of
Birmingham, Ala., recently. Considering the number of kids in the room
and spilling out into the hallways...
"Bethune, Colorado, has a population of about 237. It’s 45 miles from the nearest Walmart -- and that’s in Goodland, Kansas. Hop onto Interstate 70, head west for an hour or so and you can get to Limon, Colorado. It's even farther...
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...