Bibliography: Immigrant Rights (page 42 of 54)

This bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices for the Sanctuary Cities website. Some of the authors featured on this page include Vivian I. Correa, Hector Vasquez, Adrienne Isaac, Charles Gordon, Manuel Garcia y Griego, Victoria W. Wolcott, Amada Irma Perez, Jose A. Cardenas, Albert Cortez, and Herman Badillo.

Goldman, Ronald (1969). Human Rights, Tech Educ Ind Training. Descriptors: Civil Rights, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Foreign Countries

Vasquez, Hector (1975). Civil Rights at the Crossroads, Integrated Education. In testimony before a May 1974 public hearing of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the Director of the Puerto Rican Forum asserts that if the city provided strategically located schools that offered a bilingual program, this would be an incentive for parents to send their children; new meaning must be given to the concept of integration.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights, Educational Needs, Educational Problems

Lind, Loren (1973). Melting the Ethnics in Toronto Schools, This Magazine. This article focuses on Canadian approaches to imigrant education. Two approaches to teaching English as a second language are described. Cultural assimilation is the aim of the New Canadian Program, while the St. Clare experiment takes into consideration language rights of ethnic groups.   [More]  Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Programs, Educational Theories

Correa, Vivian I.; And Others (1988). The Handicapped Undocumented Alien Student Dilemma: Do We Advocate or Abdicate?, Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students. Reviews the controversial Supreme Court decision in the Plyer v. Doe case of 1982 regarding the right to free public education of undocumented alien children. The general impact of this case on public schools is discussed, and the implications of these issues for special education of undocumented alien children are considered. (16 references) Descriptors: Access to Education, Court Litigation, Disabilities, English (Second Language)

Wolcott, Victoria W. (1993). Defending the Home: Ossian Sweet and the Struggle against Segregation in 1920s Detroit, OAH Magazine of History. Relates the story and subsequent trial of Ossian Sweet and his efforts to defend his home and family against racially motivated violence in Detroit (Michigan) during the 1920s. Contends that the Sweet case was an early victory against housing segregation and foreshadowed the Civil Rights movement. Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Family, Black History, Elementary Secondary Education

Gordon, Charles (1978). The Rights of Aliens, La Luz. Aliens have considerable rights and benefits in the United States. They are entitled to the protections of the Constitution. However, the nature of the Constitutional protections may vary with the alien's status, as a permanent resident or as a temporary or irregular resident. Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Due Process

Garcia y Griego, Manuel (1986). The Rights of Undocumented Mexicans in the United States after "Plyler v. Doe": A Sketch of Moral and Legal Issues, Journal of Law and Education. Analyzes moral and legal obligations the U.S. has toward undocumented Mexicans in the U.S. Reviews past cases and draws implications regarding the nature and extent of such obligations. Discusses several court decisions regarding the rights of undocumented migrants. Provides an overview of trends in Mexican-US migration. Descriptors: Court Litigation, Due Process, Economic Factors, Equal Protection

Today's Education (1982). The Law and the Schools. The Office of General Counsel of the National Education Association highlights 10 federal court decisions made in 1981-82 concerning education which are likely to shape the law in the future. Rulings on mandatory busing, handicapped education, book censorship, school employee rights, and creationism are included.   [More]  Descriptors: Busing, Censorship, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation

Trebble, Maggi; Wallace, David (1982). English in the Union Hall, TESL Talk. A course developed by a college in conjunction with a major union focused entirely on English as a means of becoming more active in the union, understanding the collective bargaining agreement, and defending union member rights. Program development, material development, and teaching methods are discussed.   [More]  Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Second Language Programs, English for Special Purposes, Fashion Industry

Abramowitz, Jack (1989). Readings in American History (In Their Own Words), Book III. New Directions for the United States and Teacher's Guide. This skills-text is the third of four books in the series "Readings in American History." The materials allow opportunities to improve reading and comprehension skills in a subject matter context by using certain primary sources related to the topic. Book 3 covers the period from the Civil War to 1900. Each lesson includes short readings with exercises and questions to allow students to explore the topic. The volume includes: (1) "Slavery Divides the Nation"; (2) "Letters and Diaries from the Civil War"; (3) "Emancipation"; (4) "Black Soldiers in the Civil War"; (5) "The Effort at Reconstruction"; (6) "Westward Ho"; (7) "The Black Exodus of 1879"; (8) "A Century of Dishonor Toward Native Americans"; (9) "The Farmer's Revolt"; (10) "The Rise of Big Business"; (11) "The Rise of Labor Unionism"; (12) "The New Immigrants"; (13) "The Election of 1896"; and (14) "Imperialism and Racism." A review section, glossary, and teacher's guide are included. Descriptors: American Indians, Civil Rights, Civil War (United States), Cultural Pluralism

Badillo, Herman (1975). Bilingual Education, Integrated Education. This testimony, before a public hearing of the New York City Commission on Human Rights in May 1974, emphasizes not only that the first problem that the Puerto Rican community has in New York City is that of language but that there is a new migration of Haitians (who speak French), Greeks, and groups of Chinese from different parts of Asia.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, City Government, Civil Rights, Educational Needs

Rothstein-Fisch, Carrie; Trumbull, Elise; Isaac, Adrienne; Daley, Catherine; Perez, Amada Irma (2003). When "Helping Someone Else" Is the Right Answer: Bridging Cultures in Assessment, Journal of Latinos and Education. A longitudinal action-research project began with professional development to help elementary teachers understand differences between the collectivist values of most Latin Americans and the individualistic values of the dominant U.S. culture. Teachers could then capitalize on the collectivist values of helping others to support Latino student success on standardized tests. Teacher beliefs concerning helping versus cheating were explored in light of cultural values. (Contains 33 references.) Descriptors: Action Research, Cheating, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Differences

Roberts, Maurice A. (1978). The Right to Representation in Immigration Cases, La Luz. The alien's right to representation often makes the crucial difference between his being able to remain and being deported. Regulations have been issued as to classes of persons who are authorized to represent the alien. These include attorneys, law students and law graduates, reputable individuals, accredited representatives of recognized organizations, accredited government officials, and persons formerly authorized to practice. Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Foreign Nationals

Gim, Benjamin (1978). Immigration Law Deficiencies and the Need for Reform, Bridge, An Asian American Perspective. United States immigration statutes and administration policy are not in line with the standards of due process as guaranteed by the Constitution. In addition, reform of these statutes has lagged far behind advances made in other areas of civil rights. Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Problems, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation

Cardenas, Jose A.; Cortez, Albert (1986). The Impact of "Doe v. Plyler" upon Texas Public Schools, Journal of Law and Education. In 1975 Texas revised the state's school admission and funding statute by excluding undocumented children from free attendance in public schools. The impact of litigation and court decisions involving the rights of undocumented children to attend public schools is outlined. The Supreme Court upheld a series of decisions in favor of the plaintiffs. Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment

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