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immigration

Another dream shot dead

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

By Noemi G. On a summer afternoon, 27-year-old Juan Lopez was pulled over for having loud music coming from his automobile. Police completed a background check there and police learned that Juan Lopez was an illegal immigrant. Juan Lopez was...

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Child labor unfair

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

By Jo-Ann T. Most American children spend their school year getting an education, but some children do not. These children are the lost generation of learners. They are the children of immigrant parents. They spend their school days working in the...

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Ripped off dream

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

By: Manuel L. Many children cross the border every year. They seek the opportunity to reach their dreams. They want to acquire a job such as an engineer, lawyer or doctor. But so many immigrants are deported each year. And many of them are children...

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Immigrant deported to Guatemala and killed

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

By: Daniela P. Santiago Garcia, a 36-year-old father of two children, was deported to Guatemala in January of 2011. It was 8 p.m. when the cops went to get Santiago at his house. Santiago spent three weeks in Battle Creek, MI, then to Kent County...

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Dreams of graduating in America crushed

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

Ravon M. The dream of an 18-year-old boy, Juan Rodriguez, of graduating high school in America, is crushed. Juan lived in Wyoming, MI. He wanted more than ever to finish high school and go to college. He wanted to be a construction worker. He was an...

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Deportation affects family

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

By: Gerardo G. Hilario Gamboa, a 45-year-old male was deported back to Mexico. He had just left his six-year-old son's birthday party on June 20, 2004. After he left the Chicago birthday party was when trouble started. Soon after leaving the...

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Public not happy with government

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Omar V. It was around 4:30 p.m. when immigration broke into our neighbor's house. They detained the dad of the family, then they removed the mother from the home. Both parents were sent back to Guatemala. A couple of weeks later, the mother...

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Children born in the U.S. have a brighter future

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Lluvia P. Statistics show the average teenage American citizen has a brighter future than the average teenage immigrant. The United States is a country full of opportunities. Immigrants often don't have the same opportunities as citizens....

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Government, don't take our family away

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By Luis P. It was one quiet afternoon in 2011 when ICE police knocked on Moises Corona's door. His wife, Angela Corona, opened the door. The police went in with flashlights and looked into every room for Moises. They found him sleeping. They...

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Students use art and journalism to share thoughts on immigration

by (Steff)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish “Will this project help my brother come back to us after being deported?” This question was asked by an 8th grade student [whose identity has been removed to protect her family...

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