Proud to be Bilingual

Friday 21st of July 2017

Raising a Truly Bilingual Child

July 17th, 2017 by HMW

By PERRI KLASS, M.D. First graders in a dual-language program at Dos Puentes Elementary  in Upper Manhattan. True bilingualism is a relatively rare and a beautiful thing, and by “true,” I mean speaking two languages with the proficiency of a native — something most of…

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Hispanic Caucus Warns Immigrants to ‘Prepare For the Worst’

July 17th, 2017 by HMW

By Gabe Ortiz,  LatinoKos Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus emerged from a meeting with Department of Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly with a grim message for America’s undocumented immigrants in the Trump era: Prepare for the worst. During the hour-long meeting, Kelly warned lawmakers that…

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Administration Weighs Expanding DHS Deportation Powers

July 17th, 2017 by HMW

By Abigail Hauslohner & David Nakamura, Washington Post The Trump administration is weighing a new policy to dramatically expand the Department of Homeland Security’s powers to expedite the deportations of some illegal immigrants. Since 2004, the agency has been authorized to bypass immigration courts only…

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Trudeau to US: Ditch ‘America First’

July 17th, 2017 by HMW

From BBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told governors from across the US to ditch the “America First” motto. His National Governors’ Association speech in Rhode Island on Friday was a first for a Canadian prime minister. In his speech, Mr Trudeau urged US…

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Trump Crafting Plan to Slash Legal Immigration

July 17th, 2017 by HMW

Senior aide Stephen Miller has been working with conservative senators to make good on another Trump’s campaign promise. By Eliana Johnson and Josh Dawsey, Politico Donald Trump and his aides are quietly working with two conservative senators to dramatically scale back legal immigration — a…

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