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Baltimore school officials try to reassure Latino parents that school system does not support illegal immigrant raids

Baltimore school officials try to reassure Latino parents that school system does not support illegal immigrant raids

Baltimore City school officials are notifying parents of students that the school system has called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security not to raid schools during their ongoing raids and roundups of illegal immigrants around the country.

A letter being sent to parents attempts to reassure undocumented parents and students who fear they could become targets of immigration raids. It asks that homeland security officials “ensure that the raids or other enforcement activities do not take place within our schools or on school grounds, where they would inevitably cause fear and anxiety.”

School administrators said the letter was a proactive measure to let the...

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