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Cristina Jimenez

Grassroots Efforts for Long Island DREAMers

Charlene Obernauer, Long Island Wins guest blogger, writes:

When the majority of people in the United States think about so-called "illegal immigration", they picture a Mexican man crossing the border into the United States in the middle of the night. I don't have actual statistical numbers to back up this claim, but I do have the experience of growing up in Suffolk County, where the tensions over immigration sometimes boil to the surface...While I wholeheartedly disagree with the blame-the-immigrant discourse, one can surely ask, what about the children who came here with their parents?

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Jul 02, 2009 in Education | Immigration
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