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Hilton Hopes Recruitment Day

On March 9th Monica Palid, the intern in the office of Public Diplomacy, participated in Recruitment Day for the philanthropic project Hilton Hopes, organized in conjunction with the local NGO Pinardi that primarily serves immigrant youth from Latin America and North Africa. Eighteen youth were chosen by the Pinardi organization to participate in this year’s ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

WASHINGTON—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act).  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest standards of security ...
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Is Studying Agriculture in the U.S. Right for You?

Spanish students are making the choice to study in the United States every day, and so can you. With so many opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level, and so many institutions to choose from, studying in the United States can be a fantastic learning experience and life-changing opportunity. There are more than 30 possible ...
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Agriculture in the California Central Valley

 by Margery Magill John Diener is the owner, president, and CEO of Red Rock Ranch in Five Points, California. Established in 1986, Red Rock Ranch has over 5,000 acres with 15 full-time employees. Diener grew up on the very farm he now manages and has been an articulate spokesperson for Central Valley agriculture over the ...
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Introduction to California Agriculture: Fresno County

 – by Katelyn Vargas While mention of the State of California will conjure images of Hollywood and its two famous cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, California is actually the leading agriculture producing state in the United States, with 80,500 farms and ranches producing 11 percent of the total U.S. food production. California has ...
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