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Classmates, Teachers Rally to Stop Student’s Deportation

El Nuevo Herald, Posted: May 30, 2008

MIAMI—A protest and an art exhibition are being held in support of Meynardo Garcia, a student at Coconut Creek High School in Broward, who is in the process of being deported the his native country of Mexico, according to El Neuvo Herald. “This is an event to support Meynardo and to try to prevent him from being deported and to show our support for the Dream Act,” explained Jacqueline Sacs, Gracia’s arts teacher. “He’s incredible and has a future as an artist.” In addition to the protest, the school is organizing an exhibition featuring his art alongside the work of other students. Last week, the Art Institute in Weston offered Garcia a full, four-year scholarship of $72,000.

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