New FAIR Cost Study: Biden Immigration Policies Impose Crushing Burden on Already-Strained Schools

Article author: 
Ron Kovach
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Sunday, October 16, 2022
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National Issues
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A new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that one in ten students in our nation’s public schools are considered Limited English Proficient (LEP), requiring an annual expenditure of $78 billion to provide remedial English language instruction. Moreover, the surge of illegal migration instigated by Biden administration policies – including an unprecedented number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) – is outpacing the nation’s education system’s ability to hire enough teachers qualified to meet the needs of LEP kids. . . .