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Agustin Duran

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An Organization Spurs 400 Students to Help the Community

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 10:48 AM

Downey, Calif. -- Quite often, kids from elementary school to college found themselves waking up at 5 a.m. on Saturdays to go and volunteer for a good cause with no complaints at all, just a smile on their face.

Last year, those kids created fundraising activities that raised $3,000 for...

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Infanzón: De 'dreamer' a político y todo un ejemplo...

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2012 | 8:05 AM

dream act voto

Como periodista y ciudadano independiente, puedo decir que he votado por políticos conservadores como liberales, republicanos y demócratas. Yo voto por personas y líderes que busquen el bien común para todos, no por partidos, grupos o nacionalidades.

Dejando aclarada mi postura, les cuento que...

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Francisco Cortez: Does He Deserve to Be an American?

(7) Comments | Posted December 2, 2011 | 1:52 PM

Francisco Cortez is 43 years old and needs to have dialysis done twice a week; otherwise he may have complications and he could die if he does not receive the proper medical treatment.

The problem is that he was deported from Pasadena to Tijuana after living in the United States...

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Education Window: An Option to Start Getting Involved in Our Kids' Future

(2) Comments | Posted November 10, 2011 | 6:53 AM

If you live in Los Angeles and your child goes to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the chances that he/she will not be able to participate in a high school ceremony are high. Forget about them going to college and obtaining a bachelor's degree.

For years, the second...

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Immigration 101: Do Not Get Yourself on the Spot

(27) Comments | Posted October 27, 2011 | 12:13 AM

Annual deportations have increased over 400 percent since 1996 and more than a million people have been removed from this country since the beginning of the Obama administration.

On top of that, many states like Arizona, Georgia, and Alabama have declared a war against undocumented Latino immigrants. For those reasons...

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What a Shame, You Do Not Speak 'Your Own Language'

(60) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 12:19 PM

Sitting in a car dealership in Los Angeles several months ago, I noticed a man who was about 55 years old. He had a tall and fair complexion but was speaking Spanish and asking for information about his car. Across the desk was a young man about 22 years old,...

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The Royal Tour Took a Detour from the Mexican Violence

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2011 | 7:11 AM

The same week that The Royal Tour was aired in the United States to welcome Americans to visit and enjoy Mexico, a gunmen dumped 35 bodies on one of the main Posa Rica Boulevards, during day-light and in front of a lot of cars passing by.

According to the authorities,...

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