Immigrant Students and Families - Frequently Asked Questions
- Are all students legally guaranteed a free public education regardless of their immigration status?
- Would the district ever share a student’s immigration status with federal immigration officials?
- What is MMSD’s position on discrimination and harassment?
- What should I do if I feel I have been discriminated against or harassed in our schools?
- My student is undocumented and is hoping to go to college. Are there any opportunities available to them?
- What is Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)?
- Can ICE come into our schools?
- What would MMSD do if ICE activity is observed in or around our schools?
- What can my family do to prepare for any interaction with ICE?
- I am concerned about deportation. Should I send my child to school?
- I am undocumented but my children are U.S. citizens. Will they lose their citizenship?
- I am undocumented / have undocumented family members. How can MMSD support me and my family?
- What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?
- My native language is not English. How can MMSD support me and my family?
If you have additional questions about your rights, immigration enforcement, deportation, citizenship and/or DACA, we recommend contacting one of the many local or national organizations listed here for guidance and support. Seek assistance from a reputable immigration lawyer. Visit immigrationlawhelp.org for more information about non-profit legal service organizations by state.