Resources for Educators about Immigration

Education Austin in collaboration with the Texas Here to Stay Coalition will be hosting a Know Your Rights Clinic at Akins HS on February 25, 2017 and Dobie MS on March 11, 2017

Here are some resources that you are welcome to share:

Private Immigration Attorney List

Texas Here to Stay-Non Profit Immigration Legal Services

Emergency Information Plan for Families (Bilingual)

Ms.Dominguez is Education Austin’s Secretary and a member of our union. She is  an elementary school teacher, she talks about the impact of immigration and the threat of deportation on  her students and community.

Video: Immigration and the threat of deportation

Education Austin hosted a Know Your Rights Training for Educators on February 11, 2017 at Becker Elementary.

The training focused on training educators, social workers, counselors, parent support specialist about the rights of immigrant and refugee students. This is the powerpoint our union presented to over 220 educators. Please feel free to share the information with your colleagues. The powerpoint contains links of important documents.

Powerpoint Training for Educators-Supporting immigrant students 

Education Austin will be hosting a series of Know Your Rights Trainings for parents. If your school is interested in hosting a training. Please fill out the following: Know Your Rights Request Form

On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, AISD shared with AISD administrators the Do’s and Don’ts for the Know Your Rights Trainings and the role of educators during these stressful times.

AISD Do’s and Don’ts for Know Your Rights Trainings

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. They are a powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. They organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status. Check out their Educators Toolkit and Resources.

United We Dream-Educators Resources

The American Federation of Teachers has developed a set of bilingual resources for educators to share with immigrant and refugee families.

AFT- Immigration Resources

The National Education Association in partnership with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund have put together frequent answers and questions about the rights of immigrant students.

NEA/MALDEF Immigrant’s Rights Under a Trump Presidency

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