Capstone Project: Study and Deliver

College enrollment of Hispanic students in the United States has been growing. In a single year, from 2009 to 2010, research by Pew Research Center found it increased by 24 percent. At the same time, the Hispanic population in the United States has grown significantly. In 2016, Pew Research Center reported that the Hispanic population…

Bridging the Language Gap

In the United States, a country where 94 percent of residents believe that knowing how to speak English is very important, there are 1.8 million non-English speaking immigrants arriving every year, according to a study by Migration Policy Institute, a Washington-based research institute that is a non-partisan think-tank dedicated towards the study of immigration.

The Fear Factor

One day under a hot September sky, Harkeet Singh hurried across a concrete pedestrian bridge from the Mexican city of Juarez into El Paso, Texas. He was scared at the time and his heart was racing. That day will forever be etched in Singh’s memory – September 21, 2013. It was the day the Indian…

Overcoming Language as a Professional Barrier

“Mayonnaise.” Madhav Ranabhat said this word by pronouncing the latter part of the word as “ease.” The lady in front of him at Legal Sea Foods, Boston Logan International Airport, didn’t understand which sauce Ranabhat was talking about. The Nepalese native said the word again, the same way.  And again. The lady finally brightened, and…