Homeschooled and Now Without a Home to School In?

In an internationally watched court case that could determine whether German homeschoolers will be granted asylum or deported by the American government, the Romeike family had its asylum petition heard in a Cincinnati courtroom last Tuesday. In Romeike v. Holder (“Holder” is Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General), the Obama Administration presented oral arguments intended to convince a federal court to revoke the asylum granted by an immigration judge.1 Among other arguments, the government’s attorneys are arguing that parents do not have a fundamental right to determine the kind of education their children will receive.

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One thought on “Homeschooled and Now Without a Home to School In?

  1. Thanks for the information. I didn’t sign the petition, but I did send an e-mail to President Obama expressing my strong disagreement with the position he and the Attorney General have taken. While I don’t think there’s anything wrong with petitions, I’ve heard when many people write personal letters or messages on an issue that also has clout.


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