Homeschoolers to Be Deported
Update: Or not.
Update: The Romeikes’ lawyer just announced that the family has been granted “indefinite deferred status,” which means they “can stay in the United States permanently (unless they are convicted of a crime, etc.).” That’s good news.
In 2008, the Romeike family came to the U.S. seeking asylum because German law prohibits homeschooling, which the Romeikes do for religious reasons. However, Fox News reports, “On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to hear the Romeikes’ appeal – paving the way for the Christian family of eight to be deported.” Why would they be deported? The Obama Justice Department argues it’s because “The goal in Germany is for an open, pluralistic society. Teaching tolerance to children of all backgrounds helps to develop the ability to interact as a fully functioning citizen in Germany.” The truth is simply that it seems the Obama administration finally found immigrants they’re willing to deport.