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Branching Out into Homeland Security

Tré Branch, who just completed his junior year at UAlbany, views the opportunity to go to college as "a blessing in itself." Branch has secured a summer internship with the National Center for Border Security & Immigration in El Paso, TX. (Photo by Mark Schmidt)

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 21, 2014) -- A University at Albany Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) undergraduate is one of a handful of students across the nation to secure a summer internship with the National Center for Border Security & Immigration at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Tré Branch of Monticello, N.Y., has been selected to join one of two internships offered by the 2014 Homeland Security Summer Scholars Academy. The ten-week program was established by the Center, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence located at UTEP.

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