Tucson’s Democratic leaders have adopted a new DADT policy for DREAMers in TUSD schools.
It was exactly 4 years ago, on December 18th, 2010, that the DREAM Act failed in the US Senate after passing in the House. This bill would have provided a path for citizenship for undocumented youth who were brought to the USA as minors by their and attended US schools, but who are in a limbo after growing up assimilated in a country that does not view their human value until a paper is notarized.
There are many new huge developments in the ongoing battle against Mexican American Studies in Tucson from the Republican-led State of Arizona. Some of these include:
Recently the TUSD superintendent and school board passed an item that should have gone under the radar, something that coincided with the events in Ferguson and other places around the country, and that came back to become a major fiasco.
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The state cannot do anything to us proclaimed a TUSD administrator at a national conference recently. We have a federal court order protecting us he went on to say, and anyone who knows basic civics knows that Federal trumps State.