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Guest Voz: Philanthropy Must Step Up Action to Help Children Crossing the Border

Guest Voz: Philanthropy Must Step Up Action to Help Children Crossing the Border

By Diana Campoamor LatinaLista Diana Campoamor is the president of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), the parent organization of the crowdfunding platform HIPGive (and a partner of Latina Lista). In an effort to address the humanitarian border crisis, HIP launched an emergency HIPGive campaign. The campaign is meant to support the work of those agencies on

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Guest Voz: Poverty and the perception of poverty – how both matter for schooling outcomes

By Andreas Schleicher LatinaLista Compensating for students’ socio-economic disadvantage is one of the greatest challenges facing teachers,school leaders and education systems as a whole. However, data from PISA show that some countries are much better at this than others. Consider the featured photo. The horizontal axis shows the percentage of lower secondary teachers who work

Distribution of Foreign-Born Persons in U.S.

Guest Voz: Regardless of citizenship status, immigrants make positive contributions to the country

By Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D. LatinaLista We produced the attached map and assembled the following facts (source: American Community Survey 5-year estimates covering 2008-2012) to provide some balance to the wave of bad news surrounding immigrants. While it does not directly address the issue of the children that have arrived in the U.S. for refuge,

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Guest Voz: Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

By Katherine Culliton González LatinaLista During the past few weeks, the President finally called the increase in Central American children crossing the border alone, fleeing violence and poverty, “an urgent humanitarian crisis;” yet one of the root causes is this Administration’s deportation policies impacting Latino children and families. President Obama had also postponed review of

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Guest Voz: Priest shares insights of visit with Central American migrant children transferred to AZ border patrol station

LatinaLista Editor’s Note: Fr. Sean Carroll is the executive director of the Nogales, AZ-based Kino Border Initiative, a binational apostolic initiative and migration advocacy organization with offices in both Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. This week, Fr. Sean was invited to tour the Nogales Border Patrol station where some of the thousands of Central

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