Congressman and school official discuss need for immigration fixes

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By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com A congressman and a local public school official both took part in a Wednesday forum on immigration, each representing ends of the spectrum on an issue that remains a political quagmire. “A lot of kids are coming to schools with a large amount of trauma and anxiety because they are worried they aren't going to see their parents again,” said Rebecca Kaye, chief of staff for Oklahoma City Public Schools, speaking to the fears some students have that their parents may be deported. The presidency of Donald Trump and his administration's hard-lined policies on immigration have increased concerns among some of the district's Hispanic students, which account for more than half the district's enrollment,...

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Congressman and school official discuss need for immigration fixes

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