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TX attorney creates national organization providing free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in U.S.

TX attorney creates national organization providing free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in U.S.

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian NUEVO PROGRESO, TX – An attorney and bail bonds company owner in Edinburg has started a national organization to provide free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in the United States. Fred Regalado has helped immigrants in South Texas over the years through his 4 Aces Bail Bonds firm

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University of Houston research finds potential key to learning a new language

The Venture A new study by University of Houston (UH) researchers may lead to dramatic changes in the way language is taught and learned – especially a second language. These findings are important because statistics show 60 percent of the children in the Houston Independent School District are non-native English speakers, a category on the

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Georgia DREAMer shares how ESOL program changed his life and taught him language is a bridge

By John Newton La Voz Latina “Your gift of language changes lives.” That was the theme of a speech delivered by Yair Muñoz, a student at Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) in Savannah, to more than 500 ESOL teachers and administrators who gathered in Atlanta last month for their annual Georgia Teachers of English to

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University of Texas System wants colonia residents to help shape new Rio Grande Valley university

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian WESLACO, TX — Should the new university being created by UT in South Texas build and staff community centers in the region’s most populous colonias? What about the new university providing high-speed Internet connectivity to all colonia residents? These and other ideas that truly connect the region’s 300,000-plus colonia

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First bilingual judge serves Georgia city of Port Wentworth

La Voz Last month, attorney Thomas L. Cole was sworn in by Mayor Glenn Jones as the new Chief Judge for Port Wentworth, Ga. Cole also serves as a municipal court judge for Thunderbolt, Ga. and sits as a Judge Pro-Tempore in Savannah’s Recorder’s Court. Cole is the first Spanish-speaking judge to serve on the

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