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Reader input: The language of the land

   My dad immigrated to the United States as a teen crossing the Atlantic via ship in steerage, which I believe is the deck below the water level, landing at Ellis Island ...

North Auburn English classes offering new Americans new opportunities

AUBURN CA - A new class in North Auburn is throwing non-English speakers a language lifeline – with homework. Since September, a formerly unused classroom in a portable at Rock ...

Immigrant populations on the rise in local schools

Angela Barajas, an outgoing and bubbly teacher's aide at Placer High School, doesn't want to remain silent any more. She wants her opinion and, more importantly, her vote to coun ...