Amilcar Guzmán

CASA at 30 Years: Empowering, Supporting and Educating the Leaders of Tomorrow

This year, CASA, the largest immigrant rights organization in Maryland, celebrates its 30th anniversary. Since 1985, the organization has been a leader in empowering, supporting and advocating for immigrants’ rights. Through a multifaceted approach of building a powerful immigrant movement, providing direct social services to individuals from over 90 countries and shaping the political process in […]

  • Jun 11, 2015
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College Educated Latinos: Is the Future Financially Secure? (Part I)

Recently, the Pew Hispanic Center shared 5 facts about Latinos and education. One of the most interesting aspect of these trends is the progress in the number of Latinos enrolling in postsecondary education. Since 1993, the number of Latinos enrolled in postsecondary education has nearly tripled, from 728,000 to 2.2 million in 2013. This staggering […]

  • Jun 5, 2015
  • 9:55 AM

Helping Latinos Make the Best Postsecondary Choice

Each year, more and more Latinos are choosing to pursue a postsecondary education. Latinos pursuing a postsecondary education are vital to our nation’s economic, political and social future. Simply making the choice to postsecondary degree, however, is not enough. An overwhelming number of Latinos that start a degree do not finish. We need to ensure […]

  • Dec 20, 2014
  • 2:49 PM

Why Pursuing Postsecondary Education Is Still Worth It for Latinos, and for Our Country

Today, more U.S. Latinos than ever before are taking out loans to pursue a postsecondary degree. As the cost of postsecondary education continues to rise, Latinos are faced with an increasingly limited set of options for financing their education. As a result, students who pursue a postsecondary degree often assume massive amounts of student loan debt […]

  • Nov 29, 2014
  • 9:00 AM

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