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Bricks to control illegal immigration? »

Sending an e-mail to your representative in Washington may be easy, but bricks are much more substantive if you want them to take your opinion seriously. …

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English only fails immigrant children »

“English immersion is a superior approach,” stated Eric Fehrnstrom, a spokesperson for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Fehrnstrom was trying to justify dismal …

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Taking stock in a new Latino-owned bank »

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 By Elena E. Robles

Yes, there have always been the role models. Unfortunately too few of the “firsts,” the door openers, or the path breakers ….
Education

Two languages are better than one »

“We know two languages. We can have friends that speak Spanish or English,” stated 8-year-old Chloe McEnfarffer, a student in a dual language school in Oregon….

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Democratic members of Congress host “National Citizenship Day” »

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By Elena E. Robles
In over twenty major cities across the nation last Saturday, Democratic members of Congress held citizenship orientations and referral resource fairs on July 1st, to encourage the over 10 …

Education

Assimilation? Not so fast »

The prospective student wanted to learn Italian to discover his roots. In the parents’ efforts to Americanize, the family had insisted on speaking English and the Italian …

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Detainees don’t dare respond to ¿De Donde? »

 Play on immigrant detention center experience more relevant than ever

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By Elena E. Robles

Mingling in the light of a full moon, several cast members of Foothill College Drama Department’s powerful production of Mary Gallagher’s  ¿De Dónde? greeted audience
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Citizenship applications up »

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Politicians wait to see who votes in June 6 elections

Text and photo by Elena E. Robles
A coalition of South Bay human rights activists, faith-based organizations, and …

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NAHP otorga reconocimientos a la publisher y periodista latinas del año »

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Mary Andrade, Co-Pu-blisher del semanario La Oferta, en San José, California, y Andrea Acosta reportera del semanario El Pregonero en Washington DC, recibieron el jueves 18 de Mayo los dos  reconocimientos…

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Consulado General de México dona colección de libros a la Biblioteca Latinoamericana »

con motivo de su 30º Aniversario
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El viernes 20 de los corrientes, el Cónsul General de México, Bruno Figueroa, acompañado del Cónsul de Comunidades Mexicanas, Enrique J. Morales,…