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Ryan J. Reilly

Feds Combat Policies Keeping Undocumented Students Out Of Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration moved Thursday to make sure that K-12 schools across the country are not complicating access to public educatio...

Tancredo Says Metro Lawsuit "Probably Going Nowhere"

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo told me this week that his idea to sue Metro State University for offering a reduced tuition rate to the children of illegal immigrants is "probably going nowhere."

Teen Drowned In School Pool While Peers Swam Above

Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

A Connecticut teen who drowned in his high school's pool last Wednesday was reportedly under water for 17 minutes while other students unknowingly swa...

Chinese Students: We Were Transferred To Poor-Performing School To Boost Scores

Posted 08.01.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has launched an investigation into allegations that the San Mateo Union High School District...

Immigrants Happy, Anxious About Obama's Order To Stop Deporting Students

| Posted 07.11.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. The Obama administration's announcement on June 15th that it will stop ...

Kathleen Miles

Not All Immigrants Are Celebrating Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.15.2012 | Los Angeles

Carlos Amador called the mood in downtown Los Angeles Friday morning "cautiously celebratory" as about 150 immigration reform and Dream Act activists ...

Feds: Alabama Immigration Law Will Have 'Continuing And Lasting' Consequences

Posted 07.06.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a stark warning against Alabama's controversial immigration law, which feds say has caused "increased hostil...

Foster Care, Uncertain Futures Loom For Thousands Of Immigrant Children

| Marjorie Valbrun | Posted 03.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of America's Wire. WASHINGTON -- More than 5,000 children of immigrants are languishing in state foster care nation...

Feds Investigating Alabama School Enrollment In Light Of Immigration Law

Posted 01.02.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Justice is further pressuring Alabama schools to abide by federal mandates that states cannot deny children equal access to pub...

Alabama's Hispanic Students Back To School Despite Immigration Crackdown

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Educators say Alabama's tough new crackdown on illegal immigrants isn't keeping Hispanic parents from sending their children to sc...

Even With College Degrees, Undocumented Face Low-Skill Jobs: Report

| Erica Perez | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez In the same week that California opened up some financial aid for illegal ...

Illegal Immigrant Students: What Is The Teacher's Role?

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he's an illegal immigrant, two of the key players in his tale turned out to be e...

A Q&A With Deported Student Saad Nabeel: ICE Abuses, Strip Searching, and Cell Confinement

Saad Nabeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Saad Nabeel

One second I was a student studying electrical engineering, and the next I was handcuffed and strip searched, and thrown in a cell.