Undocumented Students and the Right to Public Education

Throughout recent decades millions of individuals have immigrated—both lawfully and unlawfully—into the United States. It is not uncommon for the U.S. government and media to cover the legal implications of immigration, but one topic is all too frequently left out of the spotlight: education.

CHALLENGES IN EDUCATING IMMIGRANT STUDENTS

According to U.S. law, all minors living within the country’s borders are entitled to an education. Though the United States guarantees access to public school as a human right, there are still many