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Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

By Erasmo Martínez Martínez Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TX — Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force. Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the

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SF International High Sees Increase in Enrollment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors

By Andrea Valencia Mission Local On her first day of classes at San Francisco International High School, Jennifer Chavac, an 11th grader, was busy. This is her third year at this school and she’s proven to be a dedicated student. Today, she was in charge of showing City and School District officials what her Science

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With Measles Close, Oklahoma Schools See Rise in Unvaccinated Students

By Nate Robson Oklahoma Watch As measles cases rise in nearby states, Oklahoma schools are seeing increasing percentages of kindergarteners walk into their classrooms without required immunization shots, according to survey data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Records show the percentage of kindergarteners whose families have claimed an immunization exemption under state law

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Declining minority representation in American newsrooms dominates discussion at convention of Hispanic journalists

By Aaron Montes Borderzine SAN ANTONIO – The celebration of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ 30th anniversary was brought to a sobering pause last week when Hispanic Link News Service publisher Charlie Ericksen voiced his dissatisfaction with the progress mainstream media have made in diversifying the staffs of their newsrooms. Hispanic journalists from all

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Migrant Children tell their own stories with help from Georgia Southern Professors

By Scott Beck y John Newton La Voz Latina The children of migrant farmworkers have passed through the schools of the Vidalia Onion region of south Georgia for nearly two generations, but rarely have they had the opportunity to tell about their own lives. However, this summer a program in Metter helped a number of

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Two young Latinas learn how to build a race car from a refrigerator

By Nikoleta Morales Extra News If you don’t believe you can turn a refrigerator into a race car, think again. The young girls participating in ComEd’s Icebox Derby program prove that not only you can build a race car from an old refrigerator, but you can also race with it. “I didn’t think you could

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