Immigration

Just over 3 percent of children under 18 living in America were foreign-born in 2013. In striving to make it through the K-12 system and on to higher education, this small but important portion of public school students faces special challenges. See all our Special Reports

MAFRAQ (JORDAN), April 26, 2018 — Syrian refugee children at a settlement near the Jordan-Syria border.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘Then one day a bomb exploded during my geometry class’

Fleeing Syria to pursue safety, education and a socially just world

Behind the Latino college degree gap

Latinos are the least likely ethnic or racial group to get a college education, new report says

Jacob Maldonado and Maria Campos, friends and DACA recipients, on their graduation day.

DACA students persevere, enrolling at, remaining in and graduating from college

Despite uncertain futures in America, “Dreamers” prioritize their educations

The unseen obstacles facing undocumented college students

What will happen to immigrant students post-DACA?

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Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

A new study shows that most newcomers to this country and their descendants earn degrees beyond high school but some Hispanics still lag behind

Gang graffiti on a fence in suburban Long Island.

Trump’s solution for the MS-13 gang will only make it stronger

Police and educators have begged for help for schools, not more immigration crackdowns

“I had moments last semester when I didn’t want to study anymore. I thought: I’ll just work my job and get paid, and that’s it,” said Zuleima Dominguez, a student at Hunter College.

Undocumented high schoolers work long hours, putting college further out of reach

Working to support themselves and their families through the high school years hits undocumented teens disproportionally hard. Three young people describe their paths to higher education.

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