Undocumented and college educated: Mexican student hopes for passage of the DREAM Act

November 7, 2010 by
Filed under: Immigrant Stories 

After losing funding for his college education three times due to his undocumented immigration status, Marco, a 22-year-old senior at Arizona State University, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in December 2010.

Risking exposure and possible deportation, he tells his immigration story to spread awareness of the plight of undocumented youth in the United States and to encourage the passage of the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform.



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One Comment on Undocumented and college educated: Mexican student hopes for passage of the DREAM Act

  1. Jessica Reyes Reyes on Tue, 9th Nov 2010 10:21 pm
  2. You are very brave for sharing your story and truly inspiring. You serve as the perfect example that most immigrants are not criminals but individuals seeking an opportunity to prosper. My only hope is that my country’s leaders take immediate action to pass the DREAM ACT. It would be a great loss to this country to continue to lose talented youth as yourself. Keep your dreams alive!

    Thank you for sharing your story.

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