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A closer look at what’s driving Central American unaccompanied minors northward

A closer look at what’s driving Central American unaccompanied minors northward

By Mike Allison Central American Politics One of the many things that has bothered me about the crisis of unaccompanied minors on the border is that I totally missed the story as the number of young people from Central America exploded over the last two-plus years. President Obama was warned over a year ago and

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Documentary Shares Story of Robotics Team, Immigrant Students

By Katherine Leal Unmuth Latino Ed Beat In 2004, a group of four undocumented immigrant Latino high school students accomplished an astonishing achievement. Competing on a robotics team formed at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, the four young men defeated students from the elite Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an elite robotics competition. In

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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Deported DREAMer returns to Mexico from year of studying immigration abroad to begin unique research

By Nancy Landa Mundo Citizen Over the past year, I have engaged in a constant reflection about my experience of deportation from the U.S. and what it has meant for me to rebuild my life in Mexico. I have attempted to document not only the major challenges I encounter in the reinsertion process into Mexican

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