PURCELLVILLE, VA- A German couple who fled to Tennessee so they could home school their children has been granted political asylum by an immigration judge in Memphis. (See earlier story)
The decision clears the way for Uwe Romeike his wife and five children to stay in Morristown, Tennessee, where they have been living since 2008.
German law requires children to attend public or private schools, and parents can face fines or prison time if they don’t comply. Romeike, an evangelical Christian, said he believes Germany’s curriculum is “against Christian values.” Read more…
Via OneNewsNow.com. It’s actually a judge in Tennessee, so it technically is not the “U.S.” granting asylum. Let’s hope the Federal Government doesn’t step in worried about creating an international incident. (HT Stacy on Facebook)