Published December 12, 2023.
In an article by Zaidee Stavely, various DACA recipients working in higher education as faculty and staff reflect on their experiences supporting undocumented students while facing uncertainty about their status. Immigrants Rising Higher Education Manager Madeleine Villanueva sheds light on who makes up the population of DACA recipients and why they choose to work in higher education:
The DACA generation are not kids anymore. A lot of us are in our 30s and 40s. We’re doing this work so that the future generation of undocumented students doesn’t have such a hard time like we did when we were going to school.
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