2012

Friday, 24 August 2012 00:00

Military provides path to citizenship

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Pvt. Juan Benjamin Alcantar and his wife were living in Chicago when he decided to join the U.S. military. At the time, he was going to college and working in a warehouse.

“It was hard to keep up on school and my duty as a husband,” said Alcantar, 25. “To me it [joining the military] is something that’s a great idea to do.”

It also helped him become a citizen.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Reality of a DUI

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Court costs, lawyer’s fees, fines, jail time, losing your driver’s license.

If you drink and drive, you can expect all this. Getting a DUI is a crime that comes with a lot of punishment.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Getting your visa

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Maria Hernandez has experienced the financial and personal struggles of families going through the visa application process.

When one of her relatives tried to get a visa several years ago, they hired a lawyer from Georgia.

Months later, the lawyer ended up dropping the case.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

It's a family tradition

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Maria and Johnathan Webb married four years ago.

 

A young couple, Maria, 23, and Johnathan, 24, are already making big plans.

 

"I told Johnathan before we got married that we'd be buying a big house someday and my family would be moving in," said Maria.

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