University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Public Education for Immigrant Students: Understanding Plyler v. Doe"
Date Oct 24, 2016
Author American Immigration Counsil
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Abstract In June 1982, the Supreme Court issued Plyler v. Doe, a landmark decision holding that states cannot constitutionally deny students a free public education on account of their immigration status. By a 5-4 vote, the Court found that any resources which might be saved from excluding undocumented children from public schools were far outweighed by the harms imposed on society at large from denying them an education.
Source American Immigration Counsil

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case Doe v. Plyler (ED-TX-0006)

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