No undocumented child left behind : Plyler volume Doe and the education of undocumented schoolchildren (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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No undocumented child left behind : Plyler volume Doe and the education of undocumented schoolchildren

Author: Michael A Olivas
Publisher: New York : New York University Press. ©2012
Series: Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case of Plyler volume Doe, which made it possible for undocumented children to enroll in Texas public schools, was a watershed moment for immigrant rights in the United States. The Court struck down both a state statute denying funding for education to undocumented children and a municipal school district's attempt to charge an annual 1,000 tuition fee for each undocumented student to  Read more...
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Olivas, Michael A.
No undocumented child left behind.
New York : New York University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011028194
(OCoLC)724667404
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Olivas
ISBN: 081476245X 9780814762455
OCLC Number: 961490954
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages)
Contents: Why Plyler matters --
The story of Plyler volume Doe : the education of undocumented children, and the polity --
The implementation of Plyler volume Doe --
The political economy of the DREAM Act and the legislative process : Doe goes to college --
Conclusion : the discourse and the danger (or, why Plyler should have been decided on preemption grounds).
Series Title: Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Responsibility: Michael A. Olivas.

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Prominent legal scholar Michael Olivas provides...informed and insightful commentary on the complex nature of immigration, education, and the collision of these two highly charged issues. * The Read more...

 
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