Safety for Immigrant Families in Early Childhood Programs

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:45am

Many people are aware that immigration agents aren’t supposed to arrest and apprehend people at places like schools, hospitals, and churches. It’s less widely known that early childhood programs are also protected.

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) have internal guidance called “sensitive locations policies,” which restrict immigration enforcement actions in locations like schools, school bus stops, health care facilities, places of worship, sites of religious or civil ceremonies, and public demonstrations. Early childhood programs—including known and licensed child care, Head Start, preschool, pre-K, and other early learning programs— fall under the definition of “schools.”

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