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Peter Fedynsky
June 11, 2012 9:26 PM
Millions of illegal immigrants have been drawn to the United States by employers looking for cheap labor. Those who came with their parents as young children grow up culturally indistinguishable from their American-born peers. But they are bluntly reminded of their status as undocumented outsiders when they apply for college financial assistance. VOA correspondent Peter Fedynsky reports how a group of such students is trying to remedy the situation in New York State.

Immigrant Students Lobby for a US Dream

Peter Fedynsky

Published June 11, 2012

Millions of illegal immigrants have been drawn to the United States by employers looking for cheap labor. Those who came with their parents as young children grow up culturally indistinguishable from their American-born peers. But they are bluntly reminded of their status as undocumented outsiders when they apply for college financial assistance. VOA correspondent Peter Fedynsky reports how a group of such students is trying to remedy the situation in New York State.


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