Category Archives: Texas

New Homes

We started off the day with a lecture on the border wall and housing in the valley. One impact that stuck out was the ecological consequences of the wall; when a city in Mexico flooded, the wall prevented water from … Continue reading

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Day 2

The first non-travel day of ASB Texas was very relaxed, but still informative and fun. We began the day by visiting the Santa Ana wildlife refuge where we learned a lot about the local flora and fauna that is essentially … Continue reading

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Today was full of traveling! Our entire team met at the Newark airport around 9:30 this morning and slowly made it through check-in and security. Fortunately, we had smooth flights! We expected to be fed on our three hour flight, … Continue reading

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Gate A35!! Off to Texas :)

At Newark airport waiting for our plane! Im a bit sad that break is over but at the same time  Im extremely happy to finally experience an incredible week in Texas. The topic of Immigration is well known in my … Continue reading

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Pre-Trip Blog

On the eve of my second ASB trip, I am very excited because I know how awesome ASB trips are.  I am very excited to grow close to a new group of people and learn about a social issue that … Continue reading

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Texas Time!

Can’t wait to depart for Texas tomorrow! While immigration reform is not a social issue I’ve had much experience with or knowledge about previously, I’m really excited to learn. It should definitely be a different experience than I’ve had the … Continue reading

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Texas Tomorrow!

The time has come! Tomorrow I am off to Texas. As I sit here wondering what awaits me on my week long journey, a mixture of anxiety and excitement churns inside of me. This is my first experience with ASB, … Continue reading

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Flying out tomorrow!

After all our work this semester it’s finally time for Texas, and we’re less than a day from travel. We’ll leave Newark’s frigid temperatures tomorrow and arrive in warm San Juan by evening. I can’t wait to see firsthand everything we’ve been … Continue reading

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anxious!

We leave for the trip in four days! I’m getting very anxious. I think we all will have a wonderful time and make a real difference in Texas. I’m excited to understand how the immigrants feel when they first enter … Continue reading

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TEXAS!

I’m so ridiculously excited to go to San Juan with my team!  Only a week and a handful of days to go.  After going to Philly for the Midnight Run with some of my teammates, I can definitely tell that … Continue reading

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