February 10, 2011

After a False Dawn, Anxiety for Illegal Immigrant Students


After a False Dawn, Anxiety for Illegal Immigrant Students
Darren Hauck for The New York Times
Maricela Aguilar, a recipient of a full academic scholarship to Marquette University, was born in Mexico but has lived in the United States without legal documents since she was 3 years old.

By JULIA PRESTON
Published: February 8, 2011


MILWAUKEE — It was exhilarating for Maricela Aguilar to stand on the steps of the federal courthouse here one day last summer and reveal for the first time in public that she is an illegal immigrant.

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