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Court Ruling: Alabama Public Schools Not Allowed to Check Immigration Status of Students
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2012 - 09:32

A section of Alabama's immigration law that ordered public schools to check citizenship status of all new students was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court on Monday, according to Fox News Latino. But while the court ruled that schools checking citizenship status was unconstitutional, the controversial "show me your papers" provision was upheld.


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Minorities Still Underrepresented in Highly Selective Colleges
By Samantha Leal | 07/18/2012 - 10:00

Hispanic and black students remain significantly underrepresented in the most selective colleges, according to a new study. The study, released by Stanford University's Center for Education Policy Analysis, examined race, income and enrollment patterns at highly competitive universities from 1982 to 2004. It found that white students were three times as likely as Hispanic Students to enroll in a top-tier college.


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