Vanessa Bauza/South Florida Sun-Sentinel promotes DREAM Act
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Reporter: Vanessa Bauza
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Date: April 23 2007
Title: "For young undocumented immigrants, 'Dream Act' offers avenue to success"
Contact: vbauza *at* sun-sentinel.com, 954-356-4514
Student last names: not used
Common threads: One student apparently to go to Palm Beach Community College, another going to Miami Dade College, quote from official of Broward Community College.
Quoted supporters: Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, "Barbara Cohen Pippin, an administrator at Broward Community College"
Quoted opponent: Jack Martin of FAIR
With only a month to her high school graduation, May sees a daunting number of obstacles ahead.
More than anything, she wants to go to college. But as an illegal immigrant with a longstanding deportation order, May has little access to financial aid. If she scrapes the tuition together, there are no guarantees she will be allowed to stay in the country.
Even with a college degree, she wonders, what kind of job can an undocumented worker get?
..."They've worked hard, and they've studied. Many of these kids have lived nowhere else. They don't even remember where they came from," said U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, one of the [DREAM Act's] sponsors.