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Higher Education for Undocumented Students

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Laura Aguilar (center) and her sister, Karina, congratulate each other on denying their father, Javier, a win at the popular Mexican card game, "Continental."

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Nearly one million undocumented millennials going through California’s education system right now. This new wave of undocumented dreamers expect more than their predecessors. They plan to go to college, get a graduate degree and even possibly a professional license as a lawyer or doctor.  But there are still challenges an undocumented student faces in higher education in California, like finding affordable financial aid and attaining a professional license. To talk more about the challenges undocumented students face in California, and the impact this new wave of students will have on the Golden State, is a panel of experts on higher education for dreamers. 

Laura Aguilar is an undocumented grad student in California. Hear her story and share your thoughts in our online conversation.

Posted by Capital Public Radio on Thursday, October 29, 2015

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