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Independent Lens | Undocumented Students – The Graduates Classroom Module | PBS

Duration: 16:36
Program: Independent Lens #1501
Broadcast Date: Nov. 4, 2013

Gustavo Madrigal started school in the U.S. in 5th grade after coming from Mexico with undocumented parents. They set high standards, but his undocumented status presented barriers to attending college. After graduation he worked for a time, then became an activist for the DREAM Act and began attending classes at Freedom University, which offers courses to help students prepare for college.

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Post Date: November 5, 2013