By guest blogger Liana Heitin This morning, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain undocumented youths who came to the United States at a young age will not face deportation and will be eligible for work permits. In essence, the new policy, effective immediately...
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June 07, 2012
The Diplomas Count report features profiles of students from the six largest Hispanic heritage groups in the U.S.: Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
May 22, 2012
The National Conference of State Legislatures finds that state lawmakers are less focused on immigration-related measures than last year.
May 15, 2012
A new survey of likely voters in five Latino-heavy states shows that education ranks second only to job creation and the economy as the most important issue for Latinos in the 2012 election cycle.
May 10, 2012
Roughly 13 percent of the U.S. population is foreign born.
May 04, 2012
Asst. Attorney General Thomas Perez issues stern letter to Alabama's schools chief about negative effects of the state's tough immigration law.
April 24, 2012
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.
March 29, 2012
Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee all saw increases in enrollment over four-year period.
March 06, 2012
Students from San Diego write an open letter to the education community to describe the sobering realities of having no legal status, especially as they approach high school graduation and adulthood.
March 01, 2012
A new report documents the long and winding journey through the U.S. immigration system for unaccompanied minors.