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A “Know Your Rights” Refresher for Immigrants

Written by on November 10, 2016 in Enforcement with 0 Comments
A “Know Your Rights” Refresher for Immigrants

President-elect Donald Trump has proposed immigration policies that are causing anxiety among immigrants and the immigrant rights community. Much remains unknown about how and when these changes will come. However, our system of checks and balances as well as pushback from the immigrant rights community will ensure that there will be limits on what the […]

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After 30 Years, Plyler v. Doe Decision Survives but Remains Under Attack

After 30 Years, <em>Plyler v. Doe</em> Decision Survives but Remains Under Attack

Thirty years ago today, the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Plyler v. Doe, holding that states cannot deny a free public education to students for lack of valid immigration status. The decision has since opened the schoolhouse doors to untold numbers of children who might otherwise be deprived of a basic education. Yet […]

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