Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Underground Undergrads coming out on May 28th from 4-6 PM in UCLA

Undocumented Immigrant Students Speak out

Featuring Stories by: Mario Escobar – A former child soldier from El Salvador who recently attained asylum in this country Tam Tran – A UCLA graduate who testified before the U.S. Congress on the status of undocumented students Grace – A Korean student who gave up her student visa to qualify for AB 540 so she could attend UCLA Antonio – A Mexican immigrant who arrived in this country at the age of four and who struggled to finance and complete his college education

UNDERGROUND UNDERGRADS highlights the growing student movement around access to higher education for undocumented students. This student publication includes the moving stories of eight UCLA undocumented undergrads who write about their emotional pain, financial hardships, and ultimate triumphs upon graduation. It also serves as an educational and research tool by providing a summary of the history of legislation impacting undocumented students in higher education as well as a resource guide of organizations that support student rights.

Wednesday, May 28, 4:00-6:00 pm UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library Haines Hall 144 Co-sponsored by the CSRC, UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, and IDEAS at UCLA

Directions to UCLA available at: http://www.ucla.edu/map/ Campus parking can be purchased for $8 at the Westholme Dr./Hilgard Ave. or Wyton Ave./Hilgard Ave. kiosks. The closest available Lots are #2 and #3. For more information: (310) 206-9185 b

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