Deportation Fear Grips Latino Students
When President Donald Trump took office in 2017, immigration advocates and school officials braced for the prospect that he would undertake unprecedented immigration enforcement measures that could upend the lives of millions.
Nearly four years later, the nation’s Latino schoolchildren are bearing the mental and psychological brunt of the president’s campaign to curtail immigration: A majority of Latino high school students in two states fear that someone close to them could be arrested and deported, a new Migration Policy Institute study reveals.
More than half the students surveyed in both Rhode Island and Texas, states with vastly different immigration enforcement climates,…
Fuente de la Información: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2020/09/deportation_fear_latino_students.html