Undocumented Student Access to Higher Education

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Undocumented Student Undocumented Student Access to Higher Education Access to Higher Education William Perez, Ph.D William Perez, Ph.D Claremont Graduate University Claremont Graduate University Author of We Are Americans Author of We Are Americans
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Undocumented Students Undocumented Students 3.2 million undocumented children and young adults under the age of 24 1.5 mill were enrolled in grades K-12 in 2008 65,000 high school graduates a year (The Urban Institute, 2003) Amongn undocumented youths under age 24 who have graduated from high school, 49% are in college or have attended college. The comparable figure for U.S –born residents is 71%
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Higher Education Access Higher Education Access Unauthorization: have the most students who education level is less than H.S graduation (40%) 3times as high as legal immigrans . Only 26% of unauthorization have college degree, while U.S born 58% and legal immigrants 60% . 50% are Latino
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Uncertian Outlook Uncertian Outlook After they finish high school indocumented youth
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