An organization that seeks to halt illegal immigration to this country has put out a report saying that educating the children of undocumented immigrants costs $52 billion and is the largest public expense for providing services to families with undocumented parents.
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July 07, 2010
July 06, 2010
News outlets have reported that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a legal challenge in federal court today challenging Arizona's controversial immigration-enforcement law.
June 17, 2010
The Obama administration has rejected a request by four undocumented college students for an executive order halting deportations of such youths who have come to the United States illegally as children.
June 15, 2010
USA Today has published a story about the lack of clarity regarding how police working in schools in Arizona should carry out the state's new immigration-enforcement law, which goes into effect July 28.
June 14, 2010
An Arizona lawmaker is poised to introduce a bill that would deny U.S. citizenship to children of illegal immigrants born in Arizona.
May 20, 2010
The Migration Policy Institute gave out awards this week to honor organizations that are successfully helping immigrants to adapt to and thrive in the United States.
May 20, 2010
A 2nd grader blurts out to first lady Michelle Obama that her mom doesn't have "papers" to live legally in this country.
May 19, 2010
Officials of a suburban school district in Illinois have created a stir by barring a girl's high school basketball team from participating in a tournament in Arizona in reaction to Arizona's new immigration-enforcement law.
May 03, 2010
The governing council of the American Educational Research Association has passed a resolution saying it won't hold meetings in Arizona until its new controversial immigration law is rescinded or the organization reexamines the issue.
April 28, 2010
The New York Times provides a collection of lesson plans and ideas on how to teach about immigration through The Learning Network.