Immigration Letters

"Public Charge" Information for Families

Accessing school-based services—including educational services and supports, free breakfast or lunch, or school-based health clinics—does not put those seeking a green card/permanent legal resident card or a visa at risk of being considered a public charge. Print out this flyer for families.

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Letter from Chancellor Carranza

Read the June, 2019 letter to all families about the Chancellor's commitment to protecting the rights of students and families to attend public school, regardless of immigration status.

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Protecting Immigrant Families

See the flyer for families to learn how the New York City Department of Education (DOE) is committed to protecting the rights of all our students and families.

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The information is also on the Supporting Immigrant Families page on the family site.

Protocols for Non-Local Law Enforcement Actions and Inquiries

Learn what school staff will do in case a non-local law enforcement agent does come to a school.

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This information is also available on the Protocols for Non-Local Law Enforcement page on the family site. 

Immigration Poster for Schools

Immigration Poster for Schools

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Letters to Families

Letters to Students, Families, and Staff on DACA from September 2017

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