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Groups Push For Central American Refugees To Receive Temporary Asylum


I’ve previously written a number of posts about the Obama Administration’s disastrous decision to begin deporting Central American refugees this month and it affect on our classrooms (I’ll link to those posts at the bottom of this one).

There continues to be “push-back” – Hundreds of Groups Press for Temporary Protection for Central Americans is the headline of an article from today’s NBC News.

Here’s how it begins:


Vox published a much more extensive piece today covering just about every aspect of the story – The paradox at the heart of Obama’s Central American refugee policy.

Here are links to my previous posts on this topic:

January Deportation Plans Could Create Havoc With Lives Of Families (& In Classrooms)

Great Letter From Feds On Importance Of Welcoming Muslim Students – Ironic That It Comes Same Day As ICE Raids Begin

Not Good News: Obama Administration Says Deportation Raids Will Continue

Obama Administration ‘Understands The Concern” About Raids, But Doesn’t Appear Ready To Stop Them

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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