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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.
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Federal Report: Homeschooling Doubled in Last 20 Years

The NCES says more Americans are homeschooling for more reasons than ever before.
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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. 
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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
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Judge: Constitution Protects Children from Strip Searches

A federal judge has ruled that Josiah and Holly Curry will get their day in court. Reacting to the investigator’s testimony that “she should ‘automatically’ strip-search any child who was four or under,” the judge made it clear he disagreed.
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Why Does HSLDA Support H.R. 1434?

We've been getting questions about the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act. What is this bill? How does it affect homeschooling?
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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Homeschooling Family Granted Political Asylum

Immigration Judge says Germany violated basic human rights—rules Romeike family can stay in the United States.
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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.
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CPS: “Strip-Searching Kids is OK.” Um, No!

HSLDA is responding to a major challenge in our quest to deliver justice for Kentucky homeschool mom Holly Curry in her federal lawsuit.
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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.
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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
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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. 
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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.
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Treaty Threatens US Protection for Children

New federal legislation supports the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, a treaty that would transfer jurisdiction of state family and education laws to Congress—and ultimately to the UN.
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