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Red Wing students Oscar Machado (left), Deisy Miranda Rivera, William Ortiz and Oscar Hernandez (front) pose in front of the White House earlier this month. The students traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak to legislators about issues affecting Hispanics.

Advocating for citizenship: Four Red Wing students visit Capitol Hill

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To four Red Wing High School students, a recent trip to Washington, D.C., was more than a chance to see the White House and the Lincoln Memorial. For them, the trip was personal.

"We went to advocate for a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants and to talk to representatives from the House of Representatives and Senate," student Oscar Machado said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.
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