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School Social Worker and Photographer Give Undocumented Students a Voice

March 12, 2013 by twalker  
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By Edward Graham All across the United States, undocumented students are forced to suffer in silence because of the constant fear of being deported from the only country that they know. They’re our neighbors, our friends, our students, and our future—and now some are getting a chance to tell their stories through a Salt Lake [...]

Obama Stops Deportations of DREAM Act-Eligible Youth

June 15, 2012 by twalker  
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By Mary Ellen Flannery Parents, students, and NEA educators cheered the Obama administration’s announcement Friday that it would stop the deportation of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers”—those young adults who arrived this country as children—and instead provide them with work visas. “It’s wonderful news,” said Matilde Vallejos, a student services worker with Maryland’s Montgomery County [...]

Could the Dream Act Have Saved Joaquin Luna’s Life?

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By Rebeca Logan “Dedication, effort and hard work has always been with my family…We were taught to never give up in life and to always keep moving forward no matter the obstacles we face. I’ve set up goals to become the first in my family to go to college and have fought hard to get [...]