"Students who are not here legally may still face a major obstacle
even with the benefit of a college degree: Many have no immediate
pathway to legal status and, under current federal immigration law,
employers cannot legally hire them. "I know of students who have graduated magna *** laude and top honors
in their colleges, but right now they're working minimum wage in
restaurants," said Antonio Albizures-Lopez, 20, who came to the U.S.
from Guatemala when he was 1."
Associated Press, Oct. 3, 2011.