Fronteras-A Changing America
8:19 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Interview- Hispano Chamber of Commerce de Las Cruces, Gricel Chavez

Las Cruces, NM – Mexico is celebrating it's 201st birthday this week, but ongoing violence is pushing some Mexicans to celebrate across the border.

The southwest has the highest concentration of English Language learners in the country. We visit one middle school in Las Vegas that is trying to find the best way to teach them.

Hispano Chamber of Commerce de Las Cruces Business Manager Gricel Chavez joins us in the studio to talk about the organization and how it's helping local businesses in a tough economy.