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On the morning of July 16, a grey Scott hybrid bike was stolen from outside the Salvadoran Consulate (2232 Wisconsin Ave.), according to a police report. The owner had locked her bike to a rack on the sidwalk; when she returned, both bike and lock were missing.

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More than 100,000 Salvadorans in the D.C. region are expected to apply for three-year deportation relief next spring, and the Salvadoran Consulate (2332 Wisconsin Ave.) is scrambling to staff up and launch suburban satellites to handle the crush, the Washington Post reports.  “It is our duty to do whatever we can to help people apply,” vice consul Sunny Soto told the newspaper. “They’re going to need passports, birth certificates, marriage licenses, help with children’s school records. It’s going to be a documentation flood.” In November President Barack Obama announced a plan to shield up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation and allow those with no criminal record to work legally in the U.S. The application period will begin in May, the Post reports.

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From the December 2014-January 2015 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

On November 9, a black Nishiki bicycle valued at $300 was stolen from a rack in front of the Salvadoran Consulate (2332 Wisconsin Ave.), according to a police report. The bike was locked to the rack while the owner worked out across the street at Washington Sports Club (2251 Wisconsin Ave.) around 9 p.m.

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On Saturday, February 12, the Salvadoran consulate at 2332 Wisconsin Ave. will host a celebration of art, music, and poetry from 5 to 10 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Along with an exhibition of works from a collective of 13 DC-based Latino artists, the event features poetry readings by Quique Avilés, Sami Miranda and Iván Mendizábal and music by Pepe González.

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