Two L.A. Unified School District leaders plan to hold a news conference this morning with community groups to debunk a Spanish-language flier claiming illegal-immigrant parents who sign a petition calling for a charter school will be deported.
Just because your child is in a dismally failing school, doesn’t mean things couldn’t be worse. Millions of immigrant families know this terror only too well:
About 2 million families nationwide face a similarly gut-wrenching risk of deportation because the children are U.S.-born citizens but at least one parent is an illegal immigrant, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. If deported, the parent must decide whether to leave the kids with relatives in the USA or take them along.
Remember Papers – the new movie about undocumented students will be showing at UO Nov. 18th.