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Should Migrant Children Be Allowed To Go To School

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I think so. What else would these children do to become productive citizens?
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Yeah sure why not? You don't want them hanging around street thugs. Let them get a education and learn how to read and write so they can one day work.
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In Malaysia, the church has opened a school for migrant children who are living illegaly in the country and are therefore not allowed to go to school
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I don't see any reason why not
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They should be able to. If it's a matter of money, then they need to pay.
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If people are worried about the taxes they pay, they shouldn't.
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migrant or not, chlidren have the right to education
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why not?
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I would like to see abolishment of racism by the end of my life. Migrant or not, education is essential to survival.
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No matter the situation you cannot blame the innocent kids. If their parents are here illegally they should be allowed to go to school. There would be no issue because putting them in school would mean paperwork and the chance of being found out. It would be a very dicey situation.
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They should be able to. If it's a matter of money, then they need to pay.
I think the question has to do with who should pay. If your property taxes cover your children's education, then you get what you pay for. Once a migrant family enters a community it may throw off how the school system works.
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Plyler vs. Doe (457 U.S. 202 (1982)) that undocumented children and young adults have the same right to attend public primary and secondary schools as do U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Like other children, undocumented students are obliged under state law to attend school until they reach a mandated age.
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More Immigrants are the reason for high scores I go to a high school that is top 23 in the nation and most students are children of immigrant parents or they are immigrants. Each year these students bust their life just trying to get into a good university to make it big in life, they appreciate everything. Unlike native born Americans seem to take everything for advantage lately. Give the immigrants their education because if they don't who will?
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This information is for community advocates. It explains the law and suggests ways to help parents without status get their children registered at school.
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I think the question has to do with who should pay. If your property taxes cover your children's education, then you get what you pay for. Once a migrant family enters a community it may throw off how the school system works.
It is part of the law so yes your taxes would pay for it. For the most part immigrants make great students and they grow up to be functional people in society, so you make good on your investment.
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Earlier in September, the parents’ association of two schools in the town of Oraiokastro in northern Greece threatened to occupy the school grounds in protest if refugees from a nearby state-run facility were allowed to join classes.
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Illegal immigrants deserve a chance at a better life. In doing so, they need to be educated. Although illegal immigrants don't necessarily pay taxes, amnesty should be offered to them so they can become working citizens who pay income taxes just like everyone else. The American Dream shouldn't die for those beyond our borders as the hope of a better life is what draws people here in the first place.
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Absolutely. Educating them cuts down on future problems that would be far more costly. Letting them into school implies that they've been vaccinated, fed, cared for, educated, and--let's be blunt about it--indoctrinated. The last thing the United States needs is some sort of underground civilization with kids raised to resent the government and society at large.
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School superintendents and principals across the state confirm that attendance of Hispanic children has dropped noticeably since the word went out that school officials are now required to check the immigration status of newly enrolled students and their parents.

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Absolutely. Educating them cuts down on future problems that would be far more costly. Letting them into school implies that they've been vaccinated, fed, cared for, educated, and--let's be blunt about it--indoctrinated. The last thing the United States needs is some sort of underground civilization with kids raised to resent the government and society at large.
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