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The Forgotten Americans

Focus: Las Colonias


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"I always said go to school," said Maria Rojas, a mother of eight children who lives in the Monte Alto colonia. "School is the only thing you have and the only thing you're gonna have."

A study of students who live in El Paso and students who live in the Monte Alto Colonia found that there were no significant differences in education aspirations.

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