On January 31, 2017, DOE Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Commissioner Nisha Agarwal of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, issued a joint letter explaining that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are not permitted access to schools without proper legal authority. Administrators are to let School Safety Agents (SSAs) know that if ICE officers show up at your school, they should refer be referred to the main office.
For the full letter to Students and Families in English – click here.
Immigration FAQ in English – click here.
Para la carta completa en español, haga clic aquí.
Immigration FAQ in español, haga click aquí.