German family seeking asylum

“Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, who are devout Christians, fled Germany with their five children in 2008. The Romeikes faced increasing fines and the risk of losing custody of their children in their home country unless the children attended school. They have had two more children born to them since arriving in the United States.

“Farris said U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who has refused to grant asylum to the Romeikes, and the Sixth Circuit have ignored important evidence, including Germany’s acknowledgment a primary reason for prohibiting home education ‘is to suppress religious minorities.’

“HSLDA hopes the Supreme Court will recognize the same thing an immigration judge who granted asylum did — ‘this family and other religious homeschoolers in Germany are being persecuted for what they believe is the right way to raise their children,’ Farris said.” — Homeschoolers turn to high court for asylum

Homeschooling is illegal in Germany. The family hopes to stay in America, and I hope the US government lets them stay. It sounds like the only chance left to the Romeike family is to appeal to the supreme court.

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