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Astrid Silva

  • Features

    American Mosaic

    By Zoneil Maharaj

    Many nations, one home. These are the people who make up Las Vegas.

  • Astrid Silva

    By Michelle Alejandra

    In the struggle for a piece of the America dream, Astrid Silva has taken her commitment to a level very few undocumented immigrants dare to reach: She has gone public. She has shared her name and image with the media for stories that deal with immigration policy, and she tells them her story. It is the story of a dedicated student who graduated from Las Vegas’ Advanced Technologies Academy with good grades but faces many obstacles—such as having to pay out-of-state tuition in the place she grew up—when it comes to attending college and pursuing a career.