Resources for Advocates Working to Protect Immigrant Children in Schools
On March 30, 2017, The Leadership Conference Education Fund hosted, with the National Immigration Law Center, MALDEF, AFT and NEA, a webinar on the educational rights of immigrant children. The resources that follow helped to inform that webinar and are offered to advocates working to protect immigrant children in schools.
- View The Educational Rights of Immigrant Children webinar slides here.
- View a recording of the webinar, with audio and closed captioning, here.
- Immigrant Youth Guide for Educators and School Support Staff to Protect Students from an ICE Raid
- DREAMers Welcome Immigration Poster
- Know Your Rights Factsheets (English & Spanish)
- Deportation Defense Guide (English & Spanish)
- Protecting our Students Fliers
Resources from NEA can be found here and include:
- Safe Zones
- Know Your Rights Template PowerPoint Presentation
- DREAMERS Welcome Poster
*Additional resources can be found at NEA EdJustice.
Resources from NILC can be found here and at the following links:
- Know Your Rights
- Conozca sus Derechos (Spanish)
- Know Your Rights (Casa de Maryland)
- A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff
Resources from MALDEF can be found here and at the following Links:
- Immigrants’ Rights Under a Trump Presidency: FAQs for Students, Educators & Social Service Providers (English) (Spanish)
- School Bullying and Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Race, Ethnicity, National Origin, or Immigration Status FAQs for Students, Educators, and Social Service Providers (English) (Spanish)
- Immigrants’ Rights to Attend Public Schools – Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
- Immigrant Children Education – Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
- Newcomer Toolkit- U.S Department of Education
- Resource Guide: Building A Bright Future For All- U.S Department of Education
- Protecting Assets and Child Custody In The Face Of Deportation – Appleseed
- Unaccompanied Children and Youth – Colorín Colorado