"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...
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"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...
"Jonathan Perez felt the surprised stares as he ate his Chinese food.
The East Los Angeles College student wore a t-shirt with the word
“undocumented” emblazoned across his chest in large letters. It's what
he is: Since Perez jumped the border at age three fleeing his native...
"Just in case undocumented students receiving in-state tuition at Texas
public colleges and universities forget that they pledged to apply for
permanent residency status as soon as possible, a new rule approved
today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board requires their institutions...
"A group of Silicon Valley technology leaders, impatient with attempts
to rewrite immigration laws, is funding efforts to help undocumented
youths attend college, find jobs and stay in the country despite their
The group includes Jeff Hawkins, inventor of the Palm Pilot;...