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Plyler v Doe

Stop the Attacks on Our Nation's Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Over the past few months these common sense principles of fairness and opportunity seem to have been lost in what can only be described as targeted attacks against a growing segment of the child population -- children of immigrants.

School Is For Everyone: Celebrating Plyler v. Doe

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Anthony D. Romero

Today, at age 14, Jocelyn is an honors student in Alabama, where she hopes to become the first in her family to graduate from high school, and to one day become a doctor. Jocelyn is striving to live the American Dream.

Undocumented Kids Have No Legal Right to Grade-School Education, Colorado Attorney General Says

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

No one should let Colorado's top-dog lawyer trash the Supreme Court's 1982 decision giving undocumented kids the right to a grade school without any discussion or scrutiny whatsoever.

Alabama's Immigration Law: The New Jim Crow

Maureen Costello | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Maureen Costello

H.B. 56, which goes into effect on Sept. 1, justifies the requirement in order to keep track of just how much money the state is spending to educate the children of undocumented immigrants.

Weekly Diaspora: AZ Lawmakers Try to Ban Undocumented Children from Public School

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are considering two bills that would block undocumented immigrants' access to edu...

Elise Foley

Arizona Sets Stage For Another Legal Showdown Over Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lawmaker behind Arizona's infamous bill cracking down on undocumented immigrants has introduced additional anti-immigrant legislatio...

College Educator or Immigration Police?

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Azadeh Shahshahani

Allowing educational access to undocumented students is a legitimate policy choice by the state and permissible under federal law.