Background & resources

Resources

AFT background material

President Obama’s Executive Actions

 

Member highlights

Two of our AFT affiliate leaders were highlighted for their work on immigration. Each one shares great personal anecdotes and experiences; listen to their interviews below.

Karla Hernandez-Mats is a middle school special education science teacher and first generation American. While growing up, she tried to reconcile her American identity with her Latino heritage, and credits a teacher with helping her to embrace both.

Montserrat Garibay, a teacher and vice president for Certified Employees at Education Austin, recounts her first day of school and meeting her teacher and inspiration, Ms. Hernandez. 

ICE raid educators guide

Educator's Guide

A resource guide to help protect and prepare immigrant youth and families for an ICE raid.

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