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The Golden Door Scholars program started in Charlotte by Red Ventures CEO Ric Elias is expanding this year to help high-performing undocumented immigrant students nationwide get money for college.Read More
Cazandra Rebollar es la primera de su familia en ir a la universidad. Desde pequeña sus padres le inculcaron el valor de la educación y muy pronto ella entendió que obtener un grado universitario sería el mejor modo de hacer que el sacrificio de ellos valiera el esfuerzo. Cazandra nació en México y llegó a Estados Unidos cuando tenía 4 años.Read More
"There's a common misconception that a large number of private scholarships are available to undocumented students, which make up for a lack of federal aid and in-state tuition," said Debra J. Chermonte, Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Oberlin College.Read More
Do you want to know the harshest word I have ever heard? Illegal. It is a hurtful and discriminatory label, and it is one that I cannot escape.Read More
When she was 8 years old, Karen entered the United States as an undocumented immigrant... Although her path to citizenship remains unclear, Karen can pursue her education through the generosity of the Golden Door Scholars, a nonprofit organization that awards scholarships to exceptionally talented, high-performing undocumented students.Read More
Cristian Arcega and Lorenzo Santilln, two of four former Arizona high school students whose robotic team beat MIT and other prestigious universities in a 2004 national NASA competition. Due to their undocumented status, their post high school career success has been limited.Read More
A Latino CEO who donated a $1 million to launch a non-profit organization that offers full college scholarships for undocumented immigrants is in final partnership talks with up to five North Carolina collegesRead More