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Immigration Flying Home

Deportations to Dangerous Zones

Deportations to Dangerous Zones

Frontera NorteSur Tens of thousands of Mexican immigrants from the conflict-ridden, impoverished state of Guerrero have been deported from the United States since 2010. Netzahualcoyotl Bustamante Satin, Guerrero’s secretary for migrant and international affairs, said his state ranked third in terms of the Mexican state of origin for Mexican deportees from 2010 to 2014. According


CT’s “Drive Only” Licenses For Undocumented Residents A Reality Thanks To Hard Work

By Bill Sarno Beginning with the new year, hundreds of undocumented immigrants, many of whom are Hispanic, will be reporting each week to the state’s Department of Motor Vehicle offices to begin the process of obtaining a new type of state-issued driver’s license. These licenses, which are not valid for state or federal identification


San Antonio food bank culinary program a success, honored with USPS stamp

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa de San Antonio After 18 weeks of learning the fundamentals of cooking, the students of the Culinary Training Program at the San Antonio Food Bank have finally completed their curriculum. It wasn’t easy, but seeing that people, local shelters and children were enjoying the food they cooked made it worth


Students with deferred-action status face obstacles in higher education

By Dylan Chesser El Nuevo Tennessean A woman stands before a crowd of fellow North Carolinians, prepared to deliver a speech on a topic of great importance to her. Carolina Siliceo Perez told how, as a college student, she stood in line to register for classes after the other students, paid out-of-state tuition without having