Department of Justice reminds elementary and secondary schools about the law concerning immigrant and homeless children.

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The Department of Justice had to once again put out a press release directed at elementary and secondary schools concerning “student enrollment practices that may chill or discourage the participation, or lead to the exclusion, of students based on their or their parents’ or guardians’ actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status.”  This also applies to homeless children.

Additionally, the United States Supreme Court held in the case of Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982), that a State may not deny ...

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