Over 50,000 unaccompanied immigrant children are expected to enroll in U.S. public schools this year.
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00:02 Over 50000 unaccompanied immigrant children are in the US. All
00:07 are expected to enroll in public schools this year. Unaccompanied minors
00:11 crossed the US Mexican border in record numbers over the past
00:15 year instead of being deported. They are placed in the care
00:18 of sponsors and spread out to just about every state Texas
00:22 topped the list. Federal law entitles all children to a free
00:26 public education regardless of their immigration status. Migrant students in public
00:32 schools is nothing new. But some school districts say they don't
00:36 know what to expect in such a large numbers of these
00:39 new immigrant children are here without parents. Some school districts had
00:44 even set up special schools academic enrolled students everything that. In
00:49 Houston the last America's newcomers school and liberty high school cater
00:53 to immigrant students meet. This is their country we've yeah. Legal
00:57 paternity is then there's this country doesn't have room for everybody.
01:02 The children will remain enrolled as students and US schools as
01:05 their deportation cases. Play out an immigration court.