Immigrants Of The United States Essay

2082 Words Mar 14th, 2016 9 Pages
One of the biggest topics in the media and politics today is immigrants. Many travel to the United states for miles and days in order to be part of the “American Dream”. Some of these people who decide to migrate and risk their lives are not only parents but also children ranging from months old to teenagers. “California has over 25,000 undocumented students graduating from California high schools each year” (Underground Undergrads, 3). For the kids who end up being students in the Untied States, they end up growing up in a system where they believe they will have a chance in attending a higher education like their peers. The system has worked against them, but since 2010/2011, the rules have changed. Unfortunately, for the new wave of immigrant children 's they will not be able to take advantage of the laws that thousand of people have worked for years in order to help undocumented students succeed. Those laws fall under very specific categories in order for students to attend and afford a chance for a higher education limited the students who can take advantage of this. I believe that even though undocumented students have been given resources to help them succeed, there are still obstacles in our systems not allowing them to grow. For many undocumented students who had lived in the United states for most of their lives do not realize how different they are to their peers until they enter high school. For many students like myself, we find out about our position when…

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