Saturday, October 17, 2009

October update

October 3rd quietly came and went. It's now been one year since Carlos was officially banned from the US.

Life marches on. Amy's been long-term substitute teaching near home. Just finished a month teaching a 3rd grade class in the Dual Language program, which was a fun chance to put to use all the practices she learned in her student teaching days at Inter-American Magnet School in Chicago. Dual Language has a lot of special challenges that you never encounter in traditional bilingual classrooms.

Carlos is teaching a variety of levels at the English language schools where he works in Monterrey. He's even teaching kids right now, which is not for the faint of heart. He's exhausted from the one-hour (each way!) commute from home to work, and disappointed that there never seems to be any money left after the bills are paid.

Lucas is 9 months old (almost 10!) and has developed a rigorous repertoire of crawling, climbing, and cruising around every inch of the house. New pics were posted today! See the link below:

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Spunky Maori said...

It was been 6 months on October 17,since my husband left for Honduras and over 2 years since we started the application process. We will know on our waiver application before January. We are hoping for the best and planning for the worst. If denied then we will be planning for a permanent move to Honduras. I also have contacted a US Senator regarding immigration reform and the subjective waiver application process.

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