Tag Archives: Undocumented Immigrants
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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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NYC Reports Low Grad Rates For Mexican Youth

By Victoria  Cepeda According to today’s NYTimes.com article “Now Arriving: In New York, Mexicans Lag in Education” despite making up for the largest Hispanic population in the city, Mexicans lag in education with severe high school drop out rate and low college enrollment. The reasons cited in the article for this concerning trend are the old too […]

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FBI: 66.6 Percent of Hate Crimes are Against Latinos

by Efrain Nieves According to the Huffington Post “66.6% of victims of ethnically motivated hate crimes in 2010 were “targeted because of an anti-Hispanic bias” — the highest percentage of such victims in at least the past decade.” The article also suggest the number may be higher since undocumented immigrants are less likely to call police. […]

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