South Texas College of Law Houston Student, Former Undocumented Immigrant Receives ‘Law Student Pro Bono Award’

It’s typical for a child to be afraid of the dark, monsters under the bed or being alone. When she was a kid, law student Maria Ivañez was afraid of deportation.

Her family moved from Venezuela when Ivañez was a child, and for ten years, she lived as an undocumented immigrant. When it came time to graduate from high school, she needed her legal status to qualify for in-state college tuition at the University of Houston.

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PDF: South Texas College of Law Houston Student Former Undocumented Immigrant Receives Law Student Pro Bono Award _ Texas Lawyer

 

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