Why Every American Parent Should Follow the Romeike Case

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OBAMA, HOLDER AND ICE ATTEMPTING TO GIVE GERMAN HOMESCHOOLERS DAS BOOT!

The Romeikes, an evangelical Christian homeschool family, fled their native Germany in 2008 after uniformed police officers came to their house and forcibly dragged their children to government-run schools.

Soon afterward, the Romeikes sought asylum in the United States where they could follow their religious convictions and educate their children at home. They were granted refugee status in the U.S. by immigration judge, Lawrence O. Burman.

In his decision, Burman took the German government to task for their oppressive policy of persecuting homeschoolers by stating that the German policy “is repellent to everything we believe in as Americans.” Judge Burman observed that the rights being denied the Romeikes were “basic human rights that no country has a right to violate.

Unfortunately, after just two months, the Justice Department’s Board of Immigration Appeals overturned Judge Burman’s decision, contending that Germany’s ban on homeschooling doesn’t violate the Romeikes’ human rights.

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