Civil Rights Lawyers Charge Boston Public Schools Shared Student Information with ICE

Maria Perez
Feb 10, 2020 - 7:13
Civil Rights Lawyers

Boston Public Schools gave U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) access to more than 100 incident reports to immigration officials, civil rights lawyers allege. Since 2014, at least 135 student incident reports generated by Boston Public Schools (BPS) were made accessible to ICE through the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC), which is an information-sharing network for local, state and federal law enforcement, according to a statement from the Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR). The advocacy organizations are calling for BPS to stop sending information to ICE via BRIC and to “shut down this school-to deportation pipeline immediately and...

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