Many teachers, students and families are understandably concerned about the impact of the Trump Administration’s changes on immigration will affect them: What can teachers do if ICE raids the schools? What are the rights of immigrant families if ICE agents knock on their door?

This “Best” list attempts to list useful resources, including multilingual ones, that can provide good advice.

For materials on the “bigger” issue of policy changes, please refer to:

The Best Resources For Learning About President Trump’s Executive Orders On Immigration & Refugees

The Best Resources On The Trump Administrations New Immigration Enforcement Policies

Here, now, are practical suggestions – please suggest more in the comments section:

Know your rights. Remain calm. is from the ACLU.

What immigrant advocates want you to do if ICE agents come to your door is from CNN.

Educators Guide for Immigrant and Refugee Children

Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff is from Teaching Tolerance.

The Boston Public Schools have put together a great BPS: We Dream Together site that offers excellent multilingual resources. You can read more about it in the Boston Globe, BPS launches website to provide aid to immigrants.

How Much Can Schools Protect Undocumented Students? is from Ed Week.

If Immigration Agents Come Knocking, Schools Must Follow These Steps is also from Ed Week.

Bracing for a Showdown Over Immigration Rights, DACA is from Ed Week.

California Attorney General Issues Guidelines On How Schools Can Protect Rights Of Undocumented Students

Supporting Undocumented Students and Mixed-Status Families is from Usable Knowledge at Harvard.

The School-to-Deportation Pipeline is from Teaching Tolerance.

This Is Not a Drill is from Teaching Tolerance.

4 Practical Steps to Help Immigrant Families in Your School Community is from Ed Week.

How Educators Can Counter Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Refugee Rhetoric is from Ed Week.

How to Support Immigrant Students and Families: Strategies for Schools and Early Childhood Program is from Colorin Colorado.

We Have Rights has great videos in multiple languages showing different scenarios.

As threat of ICE raids increases, schools can take steps to put students at ease is from Education Dive.

After an Immigration Raid: Information for Schools is from Colorin Colorado.

The Importance of Emergency Contact Information is from Colorin Colorado.

Why a Texas school district is helping immigrants facing deportation is from The Hechinger Report.

FAQ FOR EDUCATORS ON IMMIGRANT STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS is from The ACLU.

For Educators: Supporting Undocumented Students & Their Families is from Informed Immigrant.

 

You might also be interested in:

THE DEMONIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS AS INVADERS, AND WHAT TEACHERS & STUDENTS CAN DO ABOUT IT

SUPPORTING OUR LATINO STUDENTS IN THE FACE OF HATE

How Should Schools Respond to ICE Raids? Some Advice is from Ed Week.