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  • Mar 21, 2012
  • 11:20 AM

Spanish language classes help open the door to English for many Mexican immigrants to city

Erica Pearson / New York Daily News
They come in with the goal of learning English — but the first step must be dominating reading, writing and grammar in Spanish. “We can’t send people to English classes if they can’t read or write in Spanish,” said Gonzalo Mercado, executive director of El Centro del Inmigrante in Staten Island, which offers classes every Tuesday and Thursday.

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