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First Latino to build the bridge between one Delaware county government and constituents

First Latino to build the bridge between one Delaware county government and constituents

By Gabriel Pilonieta-Blanco El Tiempo Hispano For the first time in the history of New Castle County, a Hispanic is in charge of the county’s communications. He is the bridge between the county government and its constituents; he handles all the information that the people who live in the county know about the government. Antonio

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Children of Deported Undocumented May End Up In Foster Care

Robert Held CTLatinoNews.com Children of undocumented immigrant parents who are facing deportation have begun becoming a bigger topic of the political debate, not only on a national level, but here in the state (Connecticut) as well. That’s because currently, if a child does not have relatives who can care for them, they end up in

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Georgia DREAMer has DACA paperwork seized by drivers license office

By John Newton La Voz Latina The “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program has been a life changer for many young Latino immigrants living in the United States. Federal documents like a work permit, a social security card, and a drivers license, things that once seemed impossible to obtain, have been issued to over

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Rio Grande Valley school district’s success featured in new book

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian PHARR, TX — Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) ISD has great raw material to work with in part because its immigrant and colonia students come from hardworking families hungry for success. This is the view of PSJA Superintendent Daniel King, who has seen the success of his district on various fronts

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CSUN Dreamers approved for first-ever resource center for undocumented students in California State University system

By John Saringo-Rodríguez El Nuevo Sol After nearly a year-and-a-half of tenacious meetings with the California State University, Northridge administration, CSUN’s undocumented immigrant advocacy coalition, Dreams To Be Heard (DTBH), have broken a barrier which will allow for the undocumented student movement to move closer to their ultimate goal as underserved students: an undocumented resource

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Petition Filed To Allow Financial Aid For Undocumented Students

By Doug Maine CTLatinoNews.com About 75 energized members of Connecticut Students for a Dream rallied last week at the Center for Latino Progress in Hartford after representatives of the group, also known as C4D, filed a rule-making petition formally requesting that the state Office of Higher Education, Board of Regents and Board of Trustees open

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