Undocumented Minor Essay

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Title: Arguing for the Rights of Undocumented Minors, to attend public primary and secondary schools.

“Education is they key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” - George Washington Carver

We may all can concede education is a key aspect to a brighter future, not allowing undocumented minors the right to attend public schools is excluding these minors by not giving them the benefit of the doubt to brighten their future. Many high-achieving young undocumented immigrants face challenges in pursuing higher education, according to Sonali Kohli college campuses are “undocufriendly” labeling and discriminating against these minors because of the lack of funds and financial aid. Not granting access to education to these minors and acknowledging their talents because of their legal status is unreasonable. In fact, Robert Teranishi, education professor at UCLA conducted a study showing “ undocumented students surveyed had better GPAs than U.S. undergraduates as a whole.” Teranishi, added, it makes sense that undocumented students have higher GPAs than American Undergraduates as whole because they often need scholarships or financial aid to attend college, and the bar for securing that fundings is very high.

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About half of the students, according to the survey expressed “they’ve received mistreated by other students because of legal status, and many also said they experienced negate or unfair treatment from college representatives.” To recapitulate these students should be given full acknowledgement and recognition for their diligence and hard-work. Passing judgement on the lack of funds they have and not acknowledging their constant effort and determination is awful. The lack of having no emotional or academic support of their constant effort and determination is

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