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Post Series: New Voices
 A 28-year influx of hundreds of thousands of foreign-born residents has changed the Washington region. This series examines the ways in which the demands of a multilingual society have changed the fabric of life.
Post Series: A School Divided
 Day 1: Latino Teens Yearn for a Voice
 Day 2: Students Cling to Own Social Circles
 Day 3: Newest Arrivals Face Biggest Hurdles
 Photo Gallery
 What's Your Opinion?
Living in Limbo
 Photo Gallery: Salvadorans in Washington
 Article: Temporary Protection Applications Exceed Expectations
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For Immigrants, Help Can Be Risky
Mariana C. Cordier, president of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, has heard an increasing number of complaints over the past year from people who say their immigration applications were botched by consultants.

Immigrants on Bowie Job Win Back Pay
For six weeks, Josue Lagos awoke at 4 a.m. six and sometimes seven days a week to pick up as many as a dozen fellow day laborers in a van and drive to a site in Bowie where they toiled in 10- to 12-hours shifts to build a four-story luxury condominium building.

In the News
April 15 Anxiety With Twist: Some Immigrants Desperate for Help (Post, April 15, 2005)

Raid Opens Door on a Crowded House: Loudoun Finds Zoning Problems in Home of Immigrant Restaurant Workers (Post, April 10, 2005)

Illegal Immigrant Foes Play Activist Role: Va. Group Says It Backs Law, but Critics Call It Divisive (Post, March 26, 2005)

'Koreatown' Image Divides A Changing Annandale (Post, March 14, 2005)

Montgomery Plans to Open Second Day Laborer Center (Post, Feb. 1, 2005)

Salvadoran President Hails U.S. Work Plan: Immigrants Urged To Renew Benefits (Post, Jan. 9, 2005)

Legal Residency Extended for Salvadorans: Immigrants From Quake-Torn Land Get 18 More Months of Protected Status (Post, Jan. 7, 2005)

Where the Accion Is: Union Organizers Wooing Latino Workers (Post, Jan. 5, 2005)

Tracking Down Immigrant Fugitives: Md. Squad Part Of Get-Tough Effort (Post, Jan. 2, 2005)

Long Homeland Visits Can Trip Up Students: Schools Warn Immigrant Families (Post, Dec. 22, 2004)

An Evolution in Teaching Nonnative Speakers: Changes Abound Since Va. Instructor Learned English (Post, Nov. 29, 2004)

10% Fewer Foreigners Attend Area Colleges: Officials Cite Problems With Visas Since 9/11 (Post, Nov. 27, 2004)

Area Immigration Booming: Census Finds Steady Flow Despite Economy, 9/11 (Post, Nov. 23, 2004)

Pr. William Has Raucous Forum on Laborers (Post, Nov. 21, 2004)

Day Laborers to Protest Va. Arrests (Post, Nov. 19, 2004)

Fake IDs Targeted In Raids by U.S. Agents: 19 Arrested in D.C., 4 in Pr. George's (Post, Nov. 18, 2004)

A Father's Death, a Son's Burden: Va. Slaying Leaves Immigrants' Eldest Child in Role of Provider (Post, Nov. 6, 2004)

Some Laborers Arrested In Va. Face Deportation: Frightening of Immigrant Community Decried (Post, Oct. 27, 2004)

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