Trump order could give immigration agents a foothold in US schools

Activists fear the plan puts students and families at risk by increasing collaboration between federal agents and police officers in American schools

One student exchanged hand gestures with a classmate in the school hallway. Another drew graffiti in his notebook. A third wore a Chicago Bulls T-shirt.

School authorities on Long Island, New York, accused the teenagers of displaying signs or symbols associated with a notorious street gang with close ties to Central America. They were suspended, and several of the students were arrested. But before the charges were substantiated – even before appeals of their suspensions were complete – the students were shipped off to detention facilities thousands of miles from home, without their parents’ knowledge.

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