The public charge rule, a test for immigrants coming to the US and for some immigrants in the US who are applying for a green card for the first time, is now in effect.

To learn more, see our Public Charge Section.

Student Suspensions

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When a student gets into trouble at school, the school must follow the law. All districts must have a discipline policy. A student can be kept out of class for a class period, the day or many days. If the bad behavior continues, the student could be expelled. Ask your child’s school for a copy of their discipline policy. Know what legal rights your child has.

If your child has a disability or is getting special ed services, additional rules apply to the school. For more information call the Minnesota Disability Law Center at (612) 332-1441 or 1(800) 292-4150.