CNS TV Making a New Life in a New Country by Going From New Citizen to Team Captain Yonis Blanco moved from El Salvador to Maryland in 2001. His transition to the United States wasn’t easy, but he overcame the challenges and then some. Share this:Tweet Allie Kessel Allie Kessel is a senior broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. She covers sports for Capital News Service TV. She has worked at USA TODAY Sports on the digital desk and Comcast SportsNet in Bethesda, Maryland. You can find her on Twitter @alliesk and on her website.