Wednesday, October 9, 2019

She grew up undocumented. Now Julissa Arce is working to end immigration stereotypes.


Olivia Smith for ABC News reports on an undocumented immigrant for 15 years, Julissa Arce, 36, who successfully working her way up the Wall Street career ladder while hiding the fact she was undocumented. Arce, now a U.S. citizen, has devoted herself to activism supporting immigrants, including a college scholarship program and two books, My Underground American Dream, and, most recently, the young adult memoir, Someone Like Me, about her experiences living in America undocumented.


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