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Michigan's departments of education and civil rights want school officials to be prepared if and when officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, department show up at their door.


Concerns over the enforcement of new immigration rules caused Michigan officials to send a letter to schools saying they should know their rights and responsibilities and be prepared to answer parents' questions.


Michigan Department of Civil Rights Director Agustin Arblu says all kids in Michigan have a right to an education, but he’s concerned some parents may keep their children out of school out of fear for their immigration status.



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