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Immigrant Children

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Rights of Immigrant Children

Rights of Immigrant Children

In the United States, there are rights created to protect immigrant children. The IDRA created a right that under federal law, state and local educational agencies are required to provide all children with equal access to public education at the elementary and secondary level.

The American Academy of Pediatrics is a group dedicated to the health and well-being of all children – no matter where they or their parents were born. Through its advocacy at the federal level, the AAP advances policies that support, protect and promote immigrant child health.

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How to prevent Racism/prejudice in a Classroom.

How to prevent Racism/prejudice in a Classroom.

Remind students to keep an open mind when learning about cultural differences in the classroom

Put posters on the wall of classroom rules, everyone should be treated equally and with respect.

No toleration rule for racism inside a classroom, remind students serious consequences will take place if they are disrespectful to other classmates.

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Florida Consent Decree

Florida Consent Decree

The purpose of the Florida Consent Decree is it addresses the civil rights of ELLS, guaranteeing equal access to all education programs

The consent decree ensures equal access to education for ELLS by providing a structure that ensures the delivery of the comprehensible instruction to which ell students are entitled

Teachers learn skills to teach all different types of students

It is giving children a chance for better education no matter what your family background may be.

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National School Lunch Program

National School Lunch Program

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.

Allows students who cant afford lunch to be able to eat during school hours.

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Enrique's Journey

Enrique's Journey

Enrique's Journey is about the life of a young Central American boy, and his quest to reunite with a mother who left him at the age of five to find work in the United States.

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American Bar Association

American Bar Association

The child welfare and Immigration project supports courts and agencies working with immigrant children, parents and children at risk of entering the dependency system.

It helps attorneys understand their clients legal needs.

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DACA

DACA

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allows some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States after being brought to the country as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation.

Allows Them to become eligible for a work permit

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What could happen to a child if parent gets deported

What could happen to a child if parent gets deported

A child’s risk of having mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and severe psychological distress increases following the detention and/or deportation of a parent.

doctors and service providers have reported that they have seen more children exhibiting stress- and anxiety-related behavioral changes, including symptoms of “toxic-stress,” due to fear that a family member will be deported.

School House Rock Melting Pot

An educational video that talks about immigration and how everyone should be accepted no matter their skin, religion and where your from

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Ways to support Immigration Justice

Ways to support Immigration Justice

Stay educated about Immigration

Connect with the Immigrant community

Find out what immigrant led organizations are doing and support their work.

Engage educators on immigration and share resources for young people.