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Undocumented Students

'I'm an American Without Documentation': The Trials and Tribulations of an Undocumented College Student

Matthew Ogbeifun | Posted 01.08.2015 | College
Matthew Ogbeifun

National Immigration Reform is the hope that Nestor and thousands of other undocumented students hang on to. They hope that one day it will allow them to be more visible and start giving back to the society that raised them.

Displaced Students and Youth: A Global Perspective

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

Thai-Huy Nguyen and Marybeth Gasman Day two of the Salzburg Global Seminar on "Marginalized Students and the Institutions that Serve Them" has just c...

Undocumented at Harvard

Lisette Candia | Posted 12.06.2014 | College
Lisette Candia

My name is Lisette Candia; I am a junior at Harvard College. I am undocumented, unafraid, and unapologetic.

5 Terrifying Facts About Undocumented Asian Americans

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Sahra Vang Nguyen

America prides itself as being the "Land of Opportunity." It's about time we ensure that opportunity is a real possibility for all people living in this country.

How American Schools Are Preparing For A Surge In Young Immigrants

edweek | Lesli A. Maxwell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Latino Voices

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. As the federal government scrambles to respond to an unprece...

Rick Scott Signs 'Historic Legislation' To Help Undocumented Students

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

(adds background on law and political campaign in Florida) By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Florida, June 9 (Reuters) - Fl...

Will Florida Grant In-state Tuition to Undocumented Students?

Juan Escalante | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Juan Escalante

With so much back and forth on the issue, it will be up to both Democrats and Republicans to come together and ensure that this is a victory for both Florida and undocumented youth, not their political parties.

Why I Need Emilio Vicente to Be Carolina's SBP

Alice Wilder | Posted 04.19.2014 | College
Alice Wilder

Lately, many of my friends have been asking me why I care so much about who is Chapel Hill's next Student Body President. They want to know why I stop...

Giving Dreamers a Chance

Patricia McGuire | Posted 04.12.2014 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Resistance to immigration reform is, in many ways, a last grasp at salvaging the majority; but sociology is a tidal wave that inchoate outrage cannot stanch.

Samantha Lachman

Emilio Vicente Runs To Help All Undocumented Students | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrant Emilio Vicente is on the ballot Tuesday in North Carolina. The job is short-term but offers a significant platform: Vicente, a ...

Chris Christie: Undocumented Students Can Pay In-State Tuition

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Students who are undocumented immigrants will be allowed to pay lower, in-state tuition at New Jersey public universities and col...

Support the North Carolina 'One State, One Rate' Campaign

Emilio Vicente | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Emilio Vicente

We are calling on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's first public university, to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students.

Freedom University Starts School Year With Good News

EFE | Posted 08.19.2013 | Latino Voices

Atlanta, Aug 16 (EFE).- Freedom University, which offers courses with university credits for undocumented youths barred by regulation from Georgia's f...

Georgia Should Keep, not Drive Away, Gifted Immigrant Students

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Georgia just lost another young talent to another state. Needa Virani arrived in the U.S. at age seven. One year later she moved to Georgia and has ...

Rebecca Klein

The Amazing Way These Teachers Are Helping Their Undocumented Students | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

At International High School in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights neighborhood, teachers always told their immigrant students to work hard, apply to college...

Hope for the Future

Maritza Lam | Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact
Maritza Lam

During my sophomore year in high school, I realized that I was "undocumented." I was used to supporting myself and my family, but suddenly there seemed so many things I could not do.

Our True Americanness

Hector Villagra | Posted 06.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

The Dreamers have reminded us what being an American and living the American Dream is all about. They did so by freeing themselves of the fear of being undocumented and then freeing us to consider anew what defines us as a people.

Embracing Our Immigrant Children

Elisa Villanueva Beard | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Elisa Villanueva Beard

No longer can we let our brightest minds languish and the work of our K-12 educators go the waste. We have the power to write the next chapter in this country's history. Let's give every child that calls our nation home a path to college.

Jesuit Study on Undocumented Students

Fr. Richard Ryscavage | Posted 05.15.2013 | College
Fr. Richard Ryscavage

We cannot let undocumented students languish in a void without access to higher education. Nor can we offer them solutions that are only temporary.

Support Let's Learn: Access to Higher Education for Undocumented Students in NC

Emilio Vicente | Posted 04.09.2013 | College
Emilio Vicente

The undocumented students I know are motivated and want to better themselves and their communities, so why should they struggle because of immigration status -- because they weren't lucky enough to be born in the U.S.?

Legislators Reintroduce ASSET Bill

Posted 03.17.2013 | Denver

After two years of failed attempts to pass a bill lowering the tuition rate for undocumented students at public colleges and universities throughout C...

Michigan Students Demand In-state Tuition To Undocumented Residents | Posted 02.13.2013 | College

Seconds after University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman banged the gavel to start today's Board of Regents meeting, the first student stood up...

Elise Foley

Americans Say Immigration Reform Should Be Priority | Elise Foley | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two-thirds of Americans believe immigration reform should be a priority during President Barack Obama's second term, according...

Elise Foley

Dreamers Celebrate Obama's Win, Gear Up For Immigration Fight | Elise Foley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON --- Nayeli Manzano, 16, nervously watched Tuesday's election results roll in with her family. She is undocumented, as are her parents, and ...

Majority Support Maryland Dream Act, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Undocumented students may soon be able to pay in-state tuition in Maryland, with a new Washington Post poll showing 59 percent of likely voters there ...