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Our Immigrant Roots

By Valeria Carranza FLLA ’12 My family immigrated to the United States from El Salvador during the violent Salvadoran Civil War in the 1980s.  During that time, anyone who spoke up against…

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Why the National Conversation on Immigration Reform Is about My Family

I am a 24-year-old, proud Floridian. My parents came to the U.S. from Colombia many years ago, looking for a safe and opportunity-rich place to raise their daughters. From the…