The Board of Education is committed to the success of all students and believes that every school site should be a safe and welcoming place for all students and their families irrespective of their citizenship or immigration status. District staff shall not solicit or collect information or documents regarding the citizenship or immigration status of students or their family members or provide assistance with immigration enforcement at district schools, except as may be required by state and federal law.
ACSA and Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, leaders in education law, have created this fact sheet providing answers to key legal questions pertaining to undocumented students that may come up in light of potential changes at the federal level. Please take a minute to review the fact sheet below.
This guide below was created for teachers, school support staff and service providers who teach, mentor. This guide is intended to open doors of opportunity for undocumented youth and unaccompanied and refugee children. Teachers, school support staff and service providers are often the first individuals a student and/or family comes out to as undocumented. Moreover, they are often the first ones to witness the impact of increased enforcement measures on students and their families. It’s critically important that educators know the tools and resources available to help protect and prepare youth and families for an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid.
A Family Preparedness Plan is very essential, and every family should have one. While it is our hope that you never have to use your plan, it is a good practice to have one in place. The packet below will help everyone create a Family Preparedness Plan, regardless of your immigration status.