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Central Americans have long migrated north. Today, their studies are getting their due

In 2000, after nearly a decade of intense lobbying, Cal State Northridge became the nation’s only university to establish a Central American Studies department with a Central American studies double major, major and minor. Back then, Cal State Northridge was home to 1,200 students of Central American descent, more than at any other American university.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-02-18/central-american-studies-united-states

Los Angeles Times

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