NEA applauds Supreme Court ruling on Arizona anti-immigration law

by Cindy Long The United States Supreme Court on Monday invalidated key parts of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, voting 5-3 that the federal government, which had claimed the law encroached on its authority to enforce immigration law, does have the power to block the  measure. The Court struck down Section 3 of SB1070, creating state crimes … Continued

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Obama halts deportation of thousands of immigrant students

By Mary Ellen Flannery Parents, students and NEA educators cheered the Obama administration’s announcement today that it would stop the deportation of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers”—those young adults who arrived in this country as children—and instead provide them with work visas. “It’s wonderful news,” said Matilde Vallejos, a student services worker with Maryland’s Montgomery … Continued

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