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AFSC internship balances the books for Iowa student

Paul Maciel and Sandra Sanchez
From left, Paul Maciel, an AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Intern, visits with IVP Director Sandra Sanchez and a member of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin's staff regarding immigration issues.  Photo: Jon Krieg / AFSC

"Education is nothing without life experience," according to Paul Maciel, an intern with AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program in the spring of 2012. Paul is finishing his bachelor's degree in Political Science at Grand View University in Des Moines. In this six-minute interview with AFSC regional staff Jon Krieg, Paul reflects on what he learned and shares some of his thoughts about life.