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Asylum For Homeschoolers, And Whether The Pilgrims Would Get Asylum Today

“Refugee status is a high standard that all applicants must prove. For asylum to be granted, the treatment must be really bad — something nonsensical, silly, or even inconvenient or illegal is not sufficient. That’s the law as Congress wrote it, and no matter how much we may want it otherwise, the court can not and should not change it.”

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A Game of Online Telephone: Homeschooling, Asylum, and the Attorney General

“Over the last few weeks I’ve watch as, in a game of online telephone, this story has evolved from HSLDA’s Mike Farris’ musings, to the question of whether domestic homeschooling rises or falls with this case to, finally, ‘Holder vs. home schooling.’ Unfortunately, in the hysteria, the actual issue at stake seems to have been lost.”

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Why HSLDA is Wrong about Romeike v. Holder

“When HSLDA goes bonkers over the Department of Justice’s assertion that homeschooling is not a fundamental human right, they are really complaining that the Department of Justice doesn’t think homeschooling is protected by international law. The Department of Justice’s assertion has nothing whatsoever to do with an analysis of rights protected under American law.”

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