Posts tagged "undocumented students"

Tania Unzueta of Chicago risks arrest in sit-in at Arizona Sen. John McCain's office

A group of undocumented students, including Tania Unzueta from Chicago, are staging a sit-in Monday afternoon at Arizona Sen. John McCain‘s office in Tuscon. Tania Unzueta They are challenging Congress to pass the DREAM Act which would create a pathway to legalization for undocumented youth who came here as minors and who complete two years... Read more »

Dreaming of a future

Ernestina came to the United States from Mexico when she was 3 years old.Her parents brought her here and they overstayed a visa and became undocumented immigrants. Now she is 19 and has lived in Chicago all her life. She was the valedictorian of her high school class. She is a sophomore at a state... Read more »

Let undocumented youth reach their dreams

Andrea came to the United States from Mexico when she was 5 years old with her mother. Her father from Guatemala had migrated the year before. Andrea didn’t speak English, so she had to repeat kindergarten. But she learned English and excelled in high school graduating fourth in her class with a g.p.a. of 3.82.... Read more »