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Georgia DREAMer has DACA paperwork seized by drivers license office

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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Latina journalist revisits role in unmasking New York Times’ plagiarist in new documentary

By Lea Thompson La Prensa San Antonio, Texas.- In 2003, a young reporter for The New York Times named Jayson Blair was found guilty of plagiarizing and fabricating his stories. The Jayson Blair scandal caused people to question their trust and the legitimacy of institutionalized journalism. Ten years, later the consequences of Blair’s actions remain

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Grassroots group formed to save ‘over the air’ PBS for colonia children

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TEXAS — Concerned that children in colonias will miss out on “over the air” PBS educational programs, a grassroots pressure group has been formed to fight the sale of KMBH-TV. The group, which will likely be called “Save PBS-RGV,” was formed following a quarterly meeting of the RGV

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