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Dreams Deferred

- Congressional failure to pass the Dream Act denies justice and educational opportunity to rising generations of immigrant children.
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Tracing Citizenship's Roots

- aflag9 pintacp Christopher Columbus did not go through Ellis Island in 1492.  He came right across the southern border. Refugees from the oppressive monarch in Britain — otherwise known as Pilgrims — who landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 did not register…
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What's the Matter with Arizona?

- arizonaThe ink from the governor’s pen wasn’t even dry yet on the Arizona immigration law when Governor Jan Brewer signed yet another edict banning ethnic studies from the state’s public schools. What’s the matter with Arizona?  The state is fast…
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Southern Border Sadness

- mexico_1786 (Map Above, Mexico and U.S. circa 1786) What is it about the southern border of the United States that makes some people want to erect very tall fences — both physically and philosophically and legally?  Why is it that…
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Charting Hispanic Immigration

- In the last week, the Washington Post had a fascinating series of articles about the struggles, setbacks and triumphs of Latino and other Hispanic immigrants in the United States.   Today’s article focuses on the ways in which programs like GEAR…
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