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Some Schools Need Reminding of their Obligation to Educate All Children

Written by on November 10, 2014 in Children, Department of Justice, Students with 3 Comments
Some Schools Need Reminding of their Obligation to Educate All Children

In the past year, more than 50,000 children have fled violence and persecution from Central America and Mexico and have crossed into the U.S. seeking protection. Most of them have been reunited with family members in America as they await their immigration court dates. In the meantime, our laws require that they attend school. While […]

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Immigration Group Honors Winner of National 5th Grade Writing Contest

Written by on June 17, 2011 in Integration with 2 Comments
Immigration Group Honors Winner of National 5th Grade Writing Contest

Tonight, the American Immigration Council will honor Maya Young Wong, the winner of the 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest, at the 2011 American Heritage Awards in San Diego. Maya Young Wong of California will read her winning poem, “My Grandfather Ben,” which was selected out of more than 6,500 entries by a host […]

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