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Ms. Herrera, 4th grade teacher, featured in US News & World Report

January 29, 2018 by Katie Kevorkian

4th gradeFrom US News & World Report: “The question, from one of the girls in teacher Cindy Herrera’s fourth grade class at Dolores Mission School in East Los Angeles, was direct, plaintive – and heart-rending. “Why does Trump hate Mexicans?” Sylvia asked. (Sylvia is a pseudonym. U.S. News is not identifying the girl by her real name to protect her and her mother). “Why does he hate us?” Sylvia – whose parents are Mexican immigrants – had never met President Donald Trump, or even been in his presence and had no reason to believe the president personally hates her. But she was well-aware of his numerous remarks about immigrants, particularly those from Mexico, Herrera says.”

Advocates Fear Trump’s Rhetoric Harms Kids From Immigrant Families. By Ruben Castaneda, Staff Writer. Dec. 29, 2017. www.usnews.com

Read the full article here: https://health.usnews.com/wellness/family/articles/2017-12-29/advocates-fear-trumps-rhetoric-harms-kids-from-immigrant-families

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