Plyler V. Doe Case Study

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Undocumented children are given the right to school. In Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it states that education is a human right. (crossing the borders peer) In the year of 1982, this right was opened up to children without legal status in the United States. Denying these rights was deemed unconstitutional; education was opened up to illegal immigrant children. The right to education changed due to the Plyler v. Doe case. This case was argued on December 1, 1981. In this case, Plyler was fighting for the rights of illegal immigrants. He believed that the children deserved the rights to schooling under the Constitution. Texas education laws were against state funding for the education of these undocumented children.

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