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Area KU grad offers free college application advising

By Angie Baldelomar A Kansas City area native and recent college graduate native wants to help more Latino students get into college.Charlsie Solano is offering her expertise with the college application process to help other students. Solano just graduated from the University of Kansas (KU) with a bachelor’s in psychology and behavioral sciences. In August, […]

Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: How to apply for asylum?

There are different ways in which a person can apply for an asylum case. Attorney Jessica Piedra explains important points to consider in the Asylum process in case you are eligible. Q. “¿Who can apply for asylum?”A. “People who are afraid to return to their country either because they are persecuted by their government or […]

Erica Andrade takes helm at El Centro

By Angie Baldelomar El Centro Inc. has a new person in charge.Erica Andrade took over as president and CEO on July 1. Most recently serving as chief program officer, Andrade has worked for El Centro since 2001. For the past five years, serving as chief program officer has given her insight into the role of […]

Editorial: Were these taxpayer woes really unavoidable?

Rising property values inflate homeowners’ monthly budgets. Ever-higher assessments mean higher property tax bills and pricier insurance premiums. It’s putting at risk older homeowners and the working poor.Locally, 2023 property assessments put the issue front and center. The situation facing residents of cities within Jackson County Missouri is an ominous case in point. The average […]