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.
As ICE raids spike: great @AFTunion package of resources for educators serving immigrant children. https://t.co/pcacK605IW #schoolsvshate
— Mica Pollock (@micapollock) February 11, 2017
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.
Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide for Schools from @MarquetteU https://t.co/aaNDrxYjKx #ELL #ELLChat #DLL
— Michael Huckaby (@SpeakAgentMike) March 4, 2017
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
What do you do if ICE is outside your door? Remember: #WeHaveRights.
This video series from @BklynDefender & @ACLU prepares you for encounters with #ICE. Watch the series (available in 7 languages), and make an emergency plan: https://t.co/ZH78VfhW4c (H/t @iJesseWilliams) pic.twitter.com/wOHL8QcfnG
— National Immigration Law Center (@NILC_org) May 5, 2018
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.
Read more about your legal rights you have if ICE raid your work place in this helpful fact sheet @LegalAidAtWork put together: https://t.co/JZuRWsh7Oc
— RAICES (@RAICESTEXAS) June 18, 2019
#KnowYourRights #defendyourself and #eachother provided by @vietriseoc @NDLON
For more info, visit https://t.co/Vgfg7jfRH3 for information in English, Tagalog, Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Bengali. pic.twitter.com/ajIcbksHBT
— Cathery Yeh (@YehCathery) July 14, 2019
We Have Rights has great videos in multiple languages showing different scenarios.
Please see important updates on our Safe Haven page regarding services for immigrant families: https://t.co/v8m9gOAAtt pic.twitter.com/I1Pn7LuIBU
— Sac City Unified (@officialSCUSD) July 12, 2019
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.
Understanding and Addressing the Consequences of Immigration Policies for Students and Educators is from Ed Week.