The Pulse

The Pulse is a weekly roundup of interesting reads. Delivered fresh every Monday.

Minor policy shift for Secure Communities
Results of the Department of Homeland Security’s response to a task force report released last September which recommended changes to the agency’s Secure Communities immigration enforcement program.

Border Patrol Agents Abusing Role as Interpreters
Cited cases of interpreters abusing their roles in order to initiate deportation proceedings on Spanish speakers along the border.

House reauthorization bill threatens VAWA protections for women and children
House version of the Violence Against Women Act threatens to rollback protections for immigrant women and children who are victims of abuse.

CMS y los estudiantes latinos
Líderes latinos de todo el condado de Mecklenburg se unieron para enfrentar los desafíos educativos de sus hijos.

Who speaks Spanish the best?
Light-hearted look at which country speaks the best Spanish, with a little history thrown in.

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