It’s a familiar problem wherever there are immigrants: students who don’t speak the language of their teachers. But it’s not just a problem in the United States. It’s also a problem in Mexico. But in Mexico, the immigrants come from the US. Many have never visited Mexico before. Many don’t speak Spanish.
They’re the children of deported Americans. And Mexican teachers are reaching out to them – by learning English.
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