RADIO: American Children In Mexico Face Educational Challenges

  TIJUANA, Mexico— At the Biblioteca Benito Juárez in Tijuana, Yara Amparo López López, coordinator of the Programa Binacional de Educación del Migrante (PROBEM) in the Mexican border state of Baja California, is presiding over a meeting. It's her and a bunch of teenagers, speaking Spanish, English, and Spanglish. For Rosa, whose 10-year-old son doesn't speak … Continue reading RADIO: American Children In Mexico Face Educational Challenges

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RADIO: With Parents Removed, U.S. Kids Are Left Behind

Hundreds, if not thousands, of deported parents are trying to reunite with children left behind in the U.S. In 2011, some 1500 children in southern California were removed from detained or deported parents, and placed in state care. That’s according to the Applied Research Center, a think-tank specializing in race issues that previously published a … Continue reading RADIO: With Parents Removed, U.S. Kids Are Left Behind

LATEST CLIP: Cover Story, Christian Science Monitor

To some, steering a big yellow bus along the same city route day after day isn't a highly attractive career. But for Angelica Dimas, who illegally crossed the border into the United States from her native Tijuana, Mexico, in 1981, the opportunity to work as a bus driver in San Diego was a dream realized. "I was so excited, so happy," … Continue reading LATEST CLIP: Cover Story, Christian Science Monitor