Plyler v. Doe
The governor had argued that undocumented immigrant children should not be given a public education, as is guaranteed by the Supreme Court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Anti-immigrant politicos have long taken issue with the decision, arguing that the public education of undocumented immigrants
The latest two bills, SB1611 and the bill to change birthright citizenship, were both discussed in hearings in the state
Allowing educational access to undocumented students is a legitimate policy choice by the state and permissible under federal law.