The following information outlines what schools need to know about serving students who are immigrants or children of immigrants. We would like to reaffirm the University of New Mexicos strongest support and continued solidarity for our undocumented students and their families, while the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (daca) protections are under review and may possibly be terminated, a statement by UNM Media Relations. (Google maps). Undocumented immigrant children are an extremely vulnerable population, especially when they enter foster care, removal proceedings, and/or the juvenile justice system. Learn more from these resource pages about topics such as daca, issues for mixed-status families, immigration enforcement, and decisions about returning to a home country. Gomez referred questions about the pledge to the university. Universities teach how students should hold academic honesty, academic excellence, and academic integrity to the highest degree, Gregory various Texts and World Religions Jim told Campus Reform. One of the most common immigration options for immigrant youth is special immigrant juvenile status (sijs which is a pathway to a green card for immigrant children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by one or both of their parents. Making students feel welcome in the classroom will increase their confidence and comfort. Getting to Know Immigrant Students and Families.
Related booklists for students of all ages are also included. Recommended resources and updates regarding changing immigration policies are also available below. One Native American student who is a Trump supporter at UNM said he opposes Gomezs pledge to illegal immigrants.
In the meantime, the schools administration has promised to appeal any court rulings against daca, as well as other actions. Featured Resource, our updated resource page on enrolling ELL and immigrant students includes resources, videos, and guides for schools for schools. Recommended Resources, special Populations: ELLs and Immigrants, this resource section includes specific information about special populations such as newcomer immigrants, refugees, unaccompanied minors, dreamers, children in mixed-Status families, and students with interrupted formal education (sife). Trumps immigration proposal could provide a path to citizenship for approximately.8 million Dreamers, who were illegally brought to the country as children, along with a 25 billion investment in border security including Trumps long-promised "big, beautiful" wall. One of the most important steps in helping immigrant students succeed is also the most basic: getting to know them and their families. We are also in contact with our congressional delegation regarding legislative responses, Jiron said.