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A Day Without Immigrants is a Sad Day for America

Restaurants may be closed or short on staff today. Construction projects may come to a grinding halt. Hotels around the country may contend with unmade beds and understaffed restaurants. Lawns...
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A Day Without Immigrants Sends a Unified Message to Washington

Immigrants all over the country took part in peaceful protests yesterday, demonstrating in major cities and boycotting work, school and commerce. (more…)
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John Kerry and Barak Obama

Farewell to the Chief, Thank You Secretary Kerry

John Kerry’s exit letter detailing the accomplishments of the Obama administration and the Department of State was brilliantly composed and thoughtfully stated. (more…)
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Austin Organizations Collaborate to Support Educational and Economic Opportunities Between Mexico and the U.S.

Local Organizations Seek Employer Support of Important US-Mexico Internship Program Strengthening economic and educational opportunities between the U.S. and Mexico has been an important ongoing mission of both countries. (more…)
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Korean West Program Brings Top Korean Interns to the U.S.

As cultural exchange leaders and Austin neighbors, Alliance Abroad Group (AAG) shares GAACC’s passion for driving economic growth for businesses with ties to Asia and Asian Americans. (more…)
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United in Our Passion for Cultural Exchange

The Presidential election in the United States has raised questions and concern about the future of international exchange programs.  We want to assure you that there will be no immediate...
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James Bell

Why We Love Our Work

Thato Khasuli has become a symbol of hope and inspiration to literally thousands.  Since we first published his story about his journey from South Africa to the U.S., it has...
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Thato with James Bell

When You Are Given an Opportunity, Grab it with Both Hands!

“I’m without words,” is what Thato said when he learned that his story received the coveted Global Youth Travel Extraordinary Experience award. (more…)
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Extraordinary Experience Winner!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAxlxRE4gLsIntrigued about cultural exchange or dreaming about living and working in a foreign country? There is no better endorsement than the real life stories of those who have had similar...
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Reasons to Believe – Thato’s Journey

Thato’s Journey reminds us why we do what we do and why we believe in the higher purpose of our work.  Though Thato’s tale is his own, in many ways...
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