Educators in Foley, Ala., say the Supreme Court ruling in the Arizona case will have direct impact on the legal fate of the controversial immigration law that was passed in their state last year.
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August 24, 2011
U.S. District Judge, Sharon Blackburn, will hear arguments Wednesday in the case against Alabama's tough new immigration law.
November 17, 2010
The U.S. Congress has not yet given undocumented students across the country a break by passing the "DREAM Act," but the California Supreme Court has boosted opportunities for high school graduates without papers in that state by upholding a law enabling them to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities.
October 07, 2010
Patricia Gándara speculates that Arizona's four-hour program for teaching ELLs could become "the preferred instructional model for Arizona and other states as well if sanctioned by the federal court."
September 07, 2010
Forty-one percent of Arizona's schools have been exempted from carrying out the state's mandate to separate English-language learners from other students for four hours a day to learn English skills because the schools have 19 or fewer ELLs.
September 02, 2010
Arizona State University decided to withdraw an expert witness for the federal court case Miriam Flores v. State of Arizona, rather than turn over to the court information from an ELL study that had been promised to remain confidential.
September 01, 2010
As an evidentiary hearing opens in the Horne v. Flores court case, some supporters of the parents involved in the case have shown up to watch.
May 17, 2010
StoryCorps has captured what Sylvia Mendez remembers of a federal court case, Mendez v. Westminster, concerning access to a high-quality schooling for Latino children.