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22 April 2008 ~ 0 Comments

I am back from Boston

And still recovering from the horribly long hours at the conference and straining my hand while lifting heavy luggage. I took some pictures at Charles River and Boston harbor, so have a look. Yea, I was wearing a pink triangle all throughout the conference. The highlight of the conference was a talk with Noam Chomsky […]

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09 February 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Documented Dreams

This is something like the project I am working on but it includes stories via letters rather than pointed questions and answers about life as an undocumented student in America.However, it is an important first step and I hope more academics and people who have the resources to research and publish give space to the […]

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26 January 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Don't Ask, Don't Tell (And don't be afraid)

No, this post is not about the United States military’s homophobic silencing of gays and lesbians in the armed forces. It pertains to the policy adopted by colleges and universities around the country that have to deal with undocumented students. Undocumented high school students, upon graduation, are faced with limited options for higher education unless […]

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01 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Former Fiji Nationals Invited to Apply for Gates Millennium Scholars Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

The Fiji Embassy in US should ideally be looking for educated and overeducated Fiji Nationals and recruit them. We have a severe problem of brain drain in the country with ethnic coups and the more educated and privileged Indians settling abroad. And yet, the country does not seem to care! The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) […]

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29 November 2007 ~ 0 Comments

PL gives $50000 to establish scholarship fund for undocumented

Wealthy entrepeneur has given $50000 to support the Dream of students who are victims of circumstances beyond their control. Opinion DREAM Act should become a reality for kids http://www.azstarnet.com/allheadlines/202264 Our view: Illegal-immigrant students should not pay for parents’ transgressions Tucson, Arizona | Published: 09.21.2007 Congress may soon have the opportunity to stop the systematic punishment […]

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