LAS Cultural Event #2

LAS Cultural Event #2 - Lindsey Duff LAS 208B October 19,...

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Lindsey Duff LAS 208B October 19, 2011 Response Paper #2 Dreams and Realities in Latino Immigrant Education Every historical change begins with small acts of recognition and awareness about the issue. For example, Jenny Allen, a International Studies and Latin American Studies major, took action in her photo-essay titled “Dream and Realities of Latino Immigrant Education”. Displayed in MacMillen hall on October 13 th , 2011, this exposition analyzes the relationship between Latino immigrants and U.S. public education through both visual images and oral testimonies. Allen begins by stating her hopes and support for the Dream Act. This act is to help undocumented students brought to the U.S. before age 15 complete a high school degree or obtain a GED. Upon attaining on of these achievements, immigrant students would then be able to attend 2 years of college or military service to gain legal citizenship. Currently in today’s society, undocumented students can attend U.S. public education up until high school, but afterwards face extreme challenges to continue their
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course LAS 208 taught by Professor Albarran during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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LAS Cultural Event #2 - Lindsey Duff LAS 208B October 19,...

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