The Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) received several inquiries pertaining to current immigration policy discussions and the impact it may have on students in public charter schools. We understand there are concerns and questions from administrators, teachers, students, and families.
To help schools navigate this sensitive topic, TCSA Legal developed guidance in the form of a legal memorandum relating to undocumented students in public charter schools.
This memorandum covers the following areas:
Additionally, there are a number of organizations who provide information, trainings, tools, and resources.
National Immigration Law Center
We encourage each school to talk with legal counsel if they have specific concerns with students and families at their campuses. Direct your questions about this memorandum to Christine Nishimura, Director of Legal and Policy Services.