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Plyler v Doe: Then and Now.

This list will include newspapers articles at the time of the case and its significance on today's society.

The Christian Science Monitor. January 27, 1982

This article (1982) tells of the ideals of John Tanton, well-known to oppose immigration, and his view of the "civil rights movement of the 80's", including the case: Plyler v Doe 1982. He was opposed to the idea of immigrants being able to attend public schools and compared this case to previous cases that involved giving civil right to undocumented immigrants.

Illegal Alien Children Must Be Provided Free Public Education. February 1981.

In Thomas J. Flygare's journal entry, he explains that undocumented children deserve the right to an education regardless of their immigration status.

The Phi Delta Kappan; Newsnotes. November 1981

In this journal entry, we hear from the views and thoughts of the Pyler side. Some belief that the Supreme Court will have a bias and feel like the constitution will play a huge role in the decision of the case.

The American Journal of International Law. Jan 1983

This entry details the specifics of the case and the outcome. Undocumented Texas children were allowed to attend publics schools without a fee and restrictions due to their immigration status for the Tyler school district regulations were deemed unconstitutional.

A Look Back at How Undocumented Children Won the Right to Attend U.S. Schools - Learning the Language - Education Week

"The fight over the rights of undocumented students has its origins in Tyler, a northeast Texas city where municipal leaders feared their school system would be overrun with immigrant families and students. "
After thirty-eight years, the Plyler v Doe case reminds readers that the education system still needs to be adjusted for all people continuing their education.

Public Education for Immigrant Students: Understanding Plyler v. Doe | American Immigration Council

"This fact sheet provides an overview of the Supreme Court’s decision in Plyler v. Doe and subsequent efforts by states and localities to avoid compliance with the decision."
This article cover goes more in-depth of the outcome of the case. Many aspects of the case were still left open for discussion and this article explains how immigration status still plays a role in the education system.

Some K-12 F-1s Have Likely Qualified for DACA, and Could Be Eligible for More

"Many aliens who entered as F-1 students at the K-12 level and fell out of that status would be eligible for a new conditional permanent resident status (and ultimately citizenship) if H.R. 6 or a similar bill were to be enacted into law. That would indeed be an ironic fate for the "littlest F-1s."

Over the course of the education system, the issue of immigration status of scholars has hindered their pursuit of an education. By pursuing a reform for students who wish to pursuit a higher education, the closer they are to achieving a permanent status through DACA.

ImmigrationProf Blog: Oil Paintings: In Honor of Henry Trueba, Plyler v. Doe, Two Immigrants

The first five images are artworks of the case depicting the social injustices they faced.