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Union City, NJ: A Once Troubled School District Thrives

By Victoria Cepeda It was the Fall of 1985 when I entered the Union City school district by enrolling at what was then Union Hill High School as a freshman. A foreign-born with few English words in my inventory but with a drive for learning surpassed only by some of my teachers’ determination not to […]

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Picture of the Day: Divided by a Fence

By Victoria Cepeda Looking at the front cover of today’s NYT (paper) is a stark reminder of the human toll that undocumented immigration leaves in families, particularly children and young adults such as our Dreamers. Photo courtesy of NYTimes.com Families do not chose to be poor or displaced by governments that fail them. While our […]

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Mexican Actress Vicky Araico Gives Immigrants A Voice In The UK.

By Victoria Cepeda Vicky Araico Casas is a down to earth theater actress that oozes confidence, purpose and pride of her Mexican roots.  She is the kind of person  that makes you feel lucky to be in her circle because 1) you will learn something valuable from her experience and 2) join her cause.  Above […]

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