In the midst of a nasty election season where the mocking chant “Build that wall” has become an anti-immigrant anthem, educators and immigration rights activists have ramped up their support for America’s undocumented students.
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“Schools are safe havens. We are not immigration agents, therefore we will not be checking papers for legal status. We will continue to educate and protect our students.”
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“It can’t be just up to President Obama. Congress needs to get their act together and work for a solution that fixes our broken immigration system once and for all.”
Nearly a dozen attorneys volunteered to help run the clinic and assist students and their families with the renewal process.
David Liendo — “What stood out to me about Ms. Becker was that she tried to help every single student. Everyone in the classroom trusted her. She believed in us and taught us to believe in ourselves. She helped us create goals and develop a plan to achieve them.”
“As educators we need to share our students’ stories and be a voice for our students” — Kari Johnson, Wisconsin teacher
Educators, families and student advocates urged to call their U.S. senators at 1-866-632-6057 as Senate prepares to take up immigration bill.
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