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August 13, 2009

Social Ascension in a Farmworker Family

A series of videos and stories about the children of immigrants in California, produced by News21 at the University of Southern California, tells about how the children of some farm workers are extremely motivated to do well in school and have become professionals.

July 08, 2009

Council on Foreign Relations' Task Force Backs 'DREAM' Act

A task force of the Council on Foreign Relations endorses the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, or "Dream" Act, in its recommendations for comprehensive immigration reform.

July 07, 2009

Undocumented Students' Advocate Is Principal of New Charter School

An advocate of undocumented students who was fired from her job as a principal of an early-college high school in Arizona last December has a new job as a principal of a new charter school that will open in the fall.

July 02, 2009

Walter Lara Gets a Postponement on His Deportation

Walter Lara, 23, a graduate of Miami Dade College, gets a postponement on his deportation, which was scheduled for July 6.

July 01, 2009

Wisconsin Provides In-State Tuition Rates to Undocumented Students

Wisconsin becomes the 11th state to permit undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates at state universities.

June 17, 2009

Op-Ed: Isolation in Chinatown

Theresa Zhen, a native of New York City's Chinatown, paints a picture of Chinatowns being communities in which residents are generally isolated from the resources they need to succeed. In an op-ed piece in Asians in America Magazine, Zhen makes a distinction between acculturated Chinese and Chinese...

May 21, 2009

Tom Horne Supplies 'Video Evidence' of Charter School's Mexican Enrollees

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne sends a staffer to the Mexican-U.S. border to collect "video evidence" that a charter school is enrolling Mexican residents.

May 21, 2009

Immigrant Women Are 'Family Stewards' in America

The top two reasons that immigrant women say they moved to the United States were to join family members already in the country and "to make a better life" for their children, according to a poll of a representative sample of such women by New America Media. The pollsters interviewed 1,002 immigrant...

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