Challenges Abound For Undocumented College Students

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students college graduation undocumented dupage Commencement
College of DuPage 2014 Commencement Ceremony College of DuPage/Flickr

Challenges Abound For Undocumented College Students

Getting a college education is expensive. For undocumented students, however, a college education can seem like the impossible.

While most students in the US just have to choose which college to go to, even an undocumented young adult with dozens of acceptance letters has to face whether or not college is even an option, due to extremely limited financial aid options.

Lisseth Perez and the Chicago Reporter’s Melissa Sanchez tell Perez’s story of one young undocumented student’s efforts to get a college education—a story that thousands of people across the country share.