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Constitutional Law Keyed to Maggs
Citation:457 U.S. 202 (1982)
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The question presented by these cases is whether, consistent with the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Texas may deny to undocumented school-age children the free public education that it provides to children who are citizens of the United States or legally admitted aliens. Plaintiffs filed this class action on behalf of school-age children of Mexican origin who could not establish that they had been legally admitted into the United States.
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