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5 facts about Latinos and education

Educational attainment among U.S. Latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public K-12 …

Demographics

Child Refugees & Migrants Coming to the United States: Resources for Philanthropy | GCIR | Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant Refugees

Funding Recommendations<p>Reports<p>General<p>Unaccompanied Child Migration to the United States: The Tension between Protection and Prevention, Migration …

Immigration

Hispanic High School Graduates Pass Whites in Rate of College Enrollment

High School Drop-out Rate at Record Low<p>I. Overview<p>A record seven-in-ten (69%) Hispanic high school graduates in the class of 2012 enrolled in college …

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Four years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

We need hope for the future of bilingual education in Texas

The ongoing growth of the linguistically diverse student population and the vast diversity of languages present in Texas generally and the North …

Americans Are Falling Behind in Foreign-Language Learning

The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts …

Language Learning

That Moment We Decide We Can't Teach a Student

There is a moment when we're teaching that a struggling student becomes the student we no longer think we can reach. It's different for all of us, …

Pedagogy

Most Americans support path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

There is overwhelming bipartisan backing among Americans for providing illegal immigrants a way to become US citizens but not so much for sanctuary …

Hostility to Immigrants Breeds 'Constant State of Fear,' Advocates Say

Business owners, pastors and lawyers gathered outside Jackson City Hall Wednesday to voice concerns for the hostility shown toward immigrants in the …

Immigration

Undocumented and Uncertain: Graduating as a DACA student

DACA recipients, Lizbeth Contreras, senior at Lincoln High School and Itzel Guillen, senior at San Diego State University prepare for their graduation with uncertainty under the current immigration climate.

Immigration

Dreamer Arrested After Speaking To Media Will Be Deported Without Hearing, Attorney Says

WASHINGTON ― A 22-year-old undocumented immigrant arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday after speaking to the media about her family’s detention is set to be deported without a court hearing, her attorney said on Thursday.<p>Daniela Vargas, who came to …

Puerto Ricans Reflect On A Century Of (Limited) Citizenship

On Puerto Rico's southwestern corner, the sleepy seaside town of Guanica is where, nearly 120 years ago, the U.S. relationship with the island began during the Spanish-American War. The town's museum director, Francisco Rodriguez, takes visitors to the town's waterfront where the invasion began. In …

Caribbean