The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.
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TESOL International Association argues that the nation's schools serve as the nation's "de facto immigrant integration system."
January 24, 2017
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January 23, 2017
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