Denver Public Schools threatened to report striking teachers to immigration

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Denver Public Schools apologized Thursday for telling teachers working on immigration visas that they would be reported to immigration officials if they went on strike.

DENVER — Denver Public Schools apologized Thursday for telling teachers working on immigration visas that they would be reported to immigration officials if they went on strike.

The letter to teachers instructed visa holders to disclose if they were going to strike so they could be reported to immigration.

A DPS spokeswoman told 9NEWS it was “an incorrect communication.”

“Our deepest apologies for any anxiety that was caused by this error,” Anna Alejo, a district spokeswoman, wrote via email.

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