Students at Texas State are working with organizations to raise awareness about undocumented students. One student, in particular, stands out.
Advertisement - continue reading article below.
Yunuen Alvarado, mass communication sophomore, is working to make a difference for undocumented students.
Alvarado is an outspoken undocumented student, who serves as the president of the Underrepresented Student Advisory Council, vice president of the Student Community of Progressive Empowerment and works closely with the immigrant community in Austin.
Alvarado and her mother lived in Arkansas until 2011 when the state proposed passing a new immigration law, Senate Bill 1070, which put them at the risk of deportation if a police officer stopped them and asked for their citizenship papers.
Out of fear of being deported, Alvarado said she and her mother
Continue reading full article here: http://star.txstate.edu/2017/07/26/undocumented-student-takes-action-on-immigration/