Vacaville Reporter Posted:
Immigration is a huge hot button issue in an election year, but the debate over how to handle the influx of youth to our borders from Central America should not be allowed to become so politicized that it impacts important programs already in place to help young immigrants who are already here.
One fine example of such a program was featured in the page of The Reporter recently as we took an inside look a local migrant education programs.
While the debate rages on how to help youth at the border, migrant youngsters are finding educational help right here in Solano County and in communities across the state and nation thanks to a federal government program first approved in 1965.
Migrant education’s federal dollar