The Los Angeles Unified school board passed a resolution Tuesday that backs migrant asylum seekers and condemns the Biden administration’s immigration policies.
Immigrants make up about a third of Los Angeles’ population, and the district welcomed about 13,000 new students from international backgrounds in the 2021-2022 academic year.
“The Governing Board of the Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to promoting and protecting the rights of all individuals, including migrant families seeking safety and asylum in the United States, and providing them with a welcoming, compassionate, and humane school environment in which to begin rebuilding their lives,” the resolution reads.
Board Member Kelly Gonez said during the meeting that the Biden administration policies echo those of former President Donald Trump – including Title 42, which expired earlier this year. Click here to read more : https://edsource.org/updates/lausd-backs-asylum-seekers-condemns-biden-administration-policies