The federal government is trying to make it absolutely clear that schools must enroll children regardless of their immigration status and that they shouldn't be carrying out any practices that would discourage immigrant families from having their children participate in school.
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May 10, 2011
February 14, 2011
South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee had the fastest growing foreign-born populations from 2000 to 2009, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute of immigration trends.
February 07, 2011
A researcher from the University of Washington has published findings that show many undocumented students aren't honor students, nor do their schools support them to do well academically.
February 04, 2011
Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would give undocumented students in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities.
January 26, 2011
In his State of the Union address last evening, President Barack Obama urged Congress to take on the issue of illegal immigration, implying that addressing that issue would include passage of the DREAM Act.
January 25, 2011
Considering the "best interests" of a child is not a formal precept in immigration and asylum law regarding the U.S. treatment of minors who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexican border without the company of their parents, according to the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute.
January 04, 2011
Most countries of the world, including industrialized countries, don't have the capacity to effectively handle migration, according to a report by the International Organization for Migration.
December 18, 2010
In a procedural vote today, the U.S. Senate effectively killed the chances of the DREAM Act passing in the current lame-duck session of Congress.
December 17, 2010
Expecting the U.S. Senate to cast a procedural vote on the DREAM Act tomorrow, the U.S. Secretary of Education urged senators to pass legislation that would give some undocumented youths a path to legalization.
December 14, 2010
The Immigration Policy Center issued a statement calling for Congress to pass the DREAM Act signed by 250 scholars.