FSRN: In Quebec, undocumented families fight for children to attend school

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In Quebec, undocumented families fight for children to attend school

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In the Canadian province of Quebec, millions of students go back to school tomorrow for the first day of classes. However, this isn’t the case for many of the children of undocumented migrants who still face significant hurdles in accessing the public education system. While the Quebec Education Minister made an announcement in June to eliminate certain barriers, migrant justice advocates say not enough has been done, and thousands of students could still be in limbo by the time the school bells ring tomorrow. FSRN’s Aaron Lakoff has more from Montreal.