"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 **...
fortunate that private universities like Dominican make a conscious
effort to help undocumented students. Merit and private scholarships
will cover two-thirds of her tuition. Dominican University President Donna Carroll said it is part of her
school’s Catholic mission to...
"It wasn't until his senior year of high school in North Carolina that Monji Dolon found out about his murky immigration status. His family had emigrated from Bangladesh in 1991 when Dolon was 5
years old and since then Dolon, his mother and his brother have lived
without legal residency...
"This week student leaders presented White House officials with a letter signed by more than 90 immigration
law professors who argued that the president has “clear executive
authority” to halt deportations of illegal immigrants who might benefit
from the student legislation. The...
"Within the niche where I reside, most of my friends and colleagues are supporters of President Obama. He is one of us: a former law professor, a liberal, and—a point of pride for many of us—a person of color who has navigated his way in the whitest of worlds. But among those of us who...