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Dangerous Policy Lurks Behind Romeike Triumph

HSLDA is immensely grateful to federal officials for allowing the Romeikes to stay in America.

Sixth-Circuit Case: Flag on the Play—Instant Replay

In April 2020, a three-judge panel ruled that students in Detroit had a federal constitutional right to a basic minimum public education. Now, the full court is rehearing the case from scratch. 

Federal Report: Homeschooling Doubled in Last 20 Years

The NCES says more Americans are homeschooling for more reasons than ever before.

Caught in the Act: Awkward Morning Visits and Priorities

When you open the door to find a federal agent . . . 

Swiss Court: Homeschooling a Privilege, Not a Right

The federal supreme court of Switzerland has ruled that homeschooling is a not a right, and that local governments may ban the practice

Is Homeschooling a Window into the Soul of a Nation? What Romeike Really Means.

A central issue in the case remains unsettled. Is Germany’s treatment of homeschoolers persecution? Although our judiciary says no, the executive branch issued an indefinite stay of deportation—suggesting maybe yes.

DOJ Tells Supreme Court Homeschool Persecution Not A Problem

The United States Supreme Court has scheduled Romeike v. Holder for review conference February 21. The court is expected to rule on whether or not to take the case and issue its decision in its February 24 orders.

HSLDA Files Romeike v. Holder with U.S. Supreme Court

Home School Legal Defense Association files petition to the United States Supreme Court to hear the Romeike case after 6th Circuit Court of Appeals denial

U.S. Immigration Opposes Asylum Decision

The United States Government Agency for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has lodged an appeal against the granting of asylum to the Romeike family.

Homeschooling Family Granted Political Asylum

Immigration Judge says Germany violated basic human rights—rules Romeike family can stay in the United States.

HSLDA Files Asylum Application for German Homeschool Family

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is supporting a first-of-its kind application for political asylum by a German homeschooling family. 

HSLDA Seeks Supreme Court Review of Romeike v. Holder

HSLDA has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a German homeschool family seeking asylum in America. A strong statement by the court in defense of liberty would counter recent attacks on homeschooling in Europe and elsewhere.

U.S. Government Seeks to Deport German Homeschool Family

The Romeike's asylum was reversed, ordering the Romeike's to be deported. HSLDA is appealing their case to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, scheduled for April 23, 2013.

Common Core Just Mostly Dead

The Common Core, an attempt to impose national standards on America’s classrooms, has mostly faded. But some states have simply modified the curriculum or kept it under another name.

Romeike vs. Germany

After fleeing Germany to the United States, the Romeike's now face the uncertain future as they may be subject to deportation in the next 12 months.

Romeike Fact Sheet

Facts and timeline of events on the Romeike family who are currently facing deportation from the United States after being in the US for 11 years. 

Protecting Children from Unnecessary Trauma

When Congress began addressing reforms to the child abuse legislation known as CAPTA, HSLDA immediately got involved in the discussion—to protect both children and their parents

COVID-19 Relief Act: What’s In It For Homeschoolers?

As part of a massive relief bill passed in March, Congress appropriated billions of dollars to help with education. Homeschoolers qualify for some of this aid, but there may be strings attached.

HSLDA to Sixth Circuit: Reject Harvard Professor’s Legal Project


Legislation Action Center

We pay close attention to the language used in any state or federal legislation. Immediate action is often needed if the language chosen will be dangerous or leads to unnecessary restrictions on the freedoms of home educating families. Use HSLDA's legislation action center to make your voice heard.
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