Thursday, February 16, 2012

NYC Immigrant Students Lobby For A Dream (Act)

Let's hope legislators will pay more attention to student problems when the students are the ones telling them. - - Donna Poisl


The teens from Brooklyn and Queens are pressuring the pols to pass legislation that would help young people without papers get their sheepskin.

"I'm going to tell them that people like me, we want to succeed, we want to go to college," said Katherine Tabares, 16, a senior at International High School.

She left Colombia for Corona, Queens, two years ago and overstayed a tourist visa after her mother decided to remain in the city.
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