Tag: immigration

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Cubans looking for freedom increasingly land in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama – For Yordany Castillo Leyva, the decision to leave Cuba was a question of life and death. As a former forensic medical examiner, Castillo had seen his share of dead bodies. Two years into his job at a Havana hospital, he said he noticed something strange about some of the victims brought…
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Ahead of ‘public charge’ change, advocates struggle to keep Hispanic families enrolled in benefits

By Anthony Wallace, Daja Henry and Luke Simmons/Special for Cronkite News PHOENIX – Cynthia Aragon stands in an elementary school library in south Phoenix, facing a group of parents not so different from her own – 11 Latinas, some in the country legally and some not. One mother is talking about her third grader, who…
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The Champion of the World | El Campeón Del Mundo

Available in Spanish and English. Originally published in mas+menos, a publication of CIEE Seville. Seven years ago, Alhassane Bangoura left behind everything he had ever known. Now, he’s on track to become champion of the world. “I’m going to be the champion of the world. That’s all I’m thinking about right now.” Alhassane Bangoura explains…
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