Simon Cho is a Korean-born speedskater who lived in this country illegally as a child but is now a U.S. citizen and representing the United States in the upcoming winter Olympics.
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January 13, 2010
December 29, 2009
The attacks on Asian students in South Philadelphia have brought new attention to the issue of whether immigrant students feel and/or are safe in that city.
December 11, 2009
In some respects, U.S.-born Latino youths have a better life than their counterparts born outside the United States. In other respects, they fare worse.
December 09, 2009
Some school districts are working hard to get the word out that undocumented students can pay in-state tuition rates in California, even though a case that challenged the provision is under review by the California Supreme Court.
December 07, 2009
Undocumented immigrants who are detained are often transferred to remote immigration jails in Texas or Louisiana, far from lawyers or evidence that might help them to be freed.
December 04, 2009
A new book published by Jossey-Bass includes information about how to implement Response to Intervention with English-language learners,
December 03, 2009
Children born to undocumented immigrants in the United States are given citizen status in the United States, but that's not the case in France, I'm reminded by an article on deportations of children in France published this week in New Media.
December 02, 2009
The National Coalition for Literacy is hosting a forum today to explore how immigration reform by the U.S. Congress could address the needs of adult immigrants to receive training and English lessons.
November 16, 2009
Some Massachusetts lawmakers are pushing for the state to permit undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates at public universities.
November 03, 2009
Of immigrants living in the United States who are age 25 and older, only 27.1 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2008, according to facts put together by the Migration Policy Institute.