I told Harvard I was an undocumented immigrant. They gave me a full scholarship.

When I discovered my status in high school, I was worried I wouldn't be able to attend college at all.

September 24 at 8:06 AM
Dario Guerrero is a junior at Harvard College majoring in visual and environmental studies. He likes to box and make movies.

After I arrived home from soccer practice, the phone rang. “El Camino,” my mother said as she handed it to me, referring to a nearby community college. I was taking engineering courses there, offered in conjunction with my high school, but the woman from the registrar’s office had a problem: The Social Security number I had provided to receive college credit did not match my name, and if I couldn’t provide a valid number, I’d have to pay almost $2,000 for the classes I’d taken.

Why, I asked my parents, had my Social Security number been rejected? They told me they had given me my little brother’s number. It was a simple explanation, taking no more than 10 seconds in Spanish:

“Son, we overstayed our visa when you were three. You don’t have a social security number.”

I hadn’t known until then I was undocumented. I was 16, a high school junior, with big ambitions. Was I going to have to give them all up?

*       *       *

My friend Oscar, too, learned he was undocumented at the beginning of high school. He liked to remind all of us in between soccer games. When I found out about my own status, I told him he was no longer alone. “You should probably do some research,” he replied.

So much of what had happened to me finally made sense. I’d never really needed a Social Security number before El Camino, and whenever I asked if I could visit family in Mexico, my parents told me I had to wait for my “papers” to sort themselves out with the government. The few times I asked if I could get a job, my father took me with him to sweep the floors on his construction sites.

None of these, obviously, were long-term solutions.

We spent the summer between junior and senior year educating ourselves about what it means to be an undocumented Mexican living in America. We knew that we couldn’t legally be employed, we couldn’t re-enter the country if we left, and we couldn’t apply for a driver’s license in California. Gradually, we also learned that getting to college was going to be a much more difficult endeavor than our guidance counselors had explained.

It was possible, we learned, to be admitted to most public and private colleges regardless of our legal status. But paying for them was a different matter. At the time, there was no way to receive financial aid to state schools unless you had a Social Security number. A few private institutions offered varying amounts of money to admitted students, from small stipends to a full ride. Oscar and I decided that no school was worth bankrupting our families, so we set our sights on the narrow band of “need-blind” private schools — ones that dispensed as much money as students needed could prove they needed — including all of the Ivy League universities.

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Want more? The Liberals destroyed our schools and now many graduates cannot even spell. We see it on the internet all the time! Who would want to promote an American who went to idiot school that promotes Marxism and destruction of American rights? All they have to learn is the Communist agenda or PC and we see the next stage is Common Core... it is after individual rights! Why? When individual rights are given up for what they suggest is community.. it is all over.. you are at step two! You have our children brainwashed and our colleges corrupted. Note how easy it was to instigate protests against the war in Nam? The Chinese people wanted us there! Their government was an enemy as they still are, but in our own borders! The Asian people are wonderful but few live under true Democracy. American schools brainwashed our children and college students with lies! A Democracy must include freedom for the people and true voting rights or it is not a true Democracy. it is a group dictatorship or single as in Cuba and others!

  Virgil look at what kind of  classes this kid took , he one of the ones that is going to help take down our country - with the free ed. he stole

I am not against the lad... he did what anyone would do and is now coming forward to tell us! He is not at fault! It is Demoncrats that waste our tax money in everyway they can and reject the Republic to support their attack on our freedom to control us! We have the same in Marxist countries. Think of how many LEGAL ALIENS with great potential have been rejected because they supported our laws and our people?

I believe in equal opportunity, meaning EQUAL for all CITIZENS.

I was accepted to Thomas Jefferson University Medical School, but could not attend because I could NOT get ANY financial aid.  All of the financial aid was earmarked for FORIEGN, MINORITY  and female students.  NO financial aid was available for WHITE AMERICAN MALES.

I do NOT believe that ANY foreign invader (i.e. undocumented immigrant) should receive ANY aid of ANY type, except a quick ride to the Mexican border.  They found their own way there, so they can find their own way home from there.

I am from the land of over there. Were's my welfare, food stamps, and Hud housing.

I believe that he, along with his parents, should be deported and have to apply for citizenship like all of the other immigrants who did it legally.

His parents overstaying their visa made them criminals, and his taking public funds for his education makes him a criminal.

ALL criminals should be deported or imprisoned.

Agreed Roger,  I had the same experence.

Time to go home -- it's your parents fault not ours,sorry goodbye.

Harvard is un American. It used to be a divinity school. Now it is take down America U.

TELL HANNITY TO STOP SAYING BLOOD AND TREASURE. IT IS INAPPROPRIATE. THAT IS DEMO COMMO TALK.  

Subject: THREE GUYS DON'T GET IT OREILLY , OBAMA AND BOB BICKER

OBAMA AND CLINTON ALWAYS LEAVE SOMEBODY BEHIND TO DIE. IN PAKISTAN IT WAS THE DOCTOR WHO LED US TO BIN LADEN.
 
PAKISTAN HARBORED OSAMA BIN LADEN. THEY WILL LEND NUKES TO IRAN IF CALLED FOR. OREILLY FORGETS THAT 17 SAUDIS AND 2 OTHERS SAILED INTO THE USA AS WE SLEPT. THEY DID NOT BRING DOWN THE CLINTON TOWERS IN MECCA, DUBAI, JORDAN, DOHA AND MANAMA, BAHRAIN. TO EXPECT THE COALITION OF THE CHILLING TO DO MORE IGNORING THE COMMITMENT WORD IN ARABIC INSHALLAH WHICH MEANS. GOD WILLING BUT UNDER THEIR BREATH THEY AD BOOKRAH MAFI. TOMORROW NEVER.
 
AMERICAN FOOLS WHO THINK THEY UNDERSTAND THE ARAB MIND WHICH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE TURKISH MIND. ARABS HATE THE OTTOMANS. SUNNIS HATE THE SHIAA. PLEASE STOP USING  WORN OUT CLICHES LIKE THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY IS MY FRIEND. INSTEAD SUBSTITUTE THIS ARAB CLICHE. THE FINGERS ARE DIFFERENT BUT THE HAND IS THE SAME.  IN TIME THE FINGERS WILL CLOSE UPON THE KNIFE HANDLE AND THE HAND WILL STRIKE. THE JIHAD MEMBER COUNT IS LOW. IT IS GREATER THAN 51,000. WE COULD BE MISSING A ZERO.510,000 OR TWO ZEROS 5,100,000.
 
 OUR TWO GREATEST WEAKNESSES HAVE ALWAYS  BEEN INTELLIGENCE BACK TO 1941 AND THE ABILITY TO NEGOTIATE BACK TO 1944.
 
 
FOR OBAMA WHO IS HATED BY MOSLEMS WHO BELIEVE HE IS A KAFFUR TO BE PLAYED LIKE THE DEMOCRAT PARTY PLAYED HIM. FOR HIS LATTE SALUTE HATRED OF THE USMC WHO HE MADE  HOLD UMBRELLAS WHILE HIS COMMUNIST STAFF LAUGHED BEHIND FRENCH DOORS.
 
 IF GENERALS MAKE FUN OF HIM. CAN YOU SEE ENLISTED MEN SPITTING AT THE SOUND OF HIS NAME?
 
 YOU WANT TO SEE A REAL COMMANDER SALUTE? GET THE PHOTO OF GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL RETURNING A PRIVATES RESPECT. YOU KNOW HOW HE DID IT? IN A HANDSHAKE.
 
THIS MAN IS GOING TO INSURE THAT NO REAL AFRICAN AMERICAN EVER RISES TO A POSITION OF POWER EVER AGAIN.
 
 HE HAS DESTROYED THE FUTURE OF THE PEOPLE HE PRETENDS TO SERVE. DID HE ASK MEXICO TO GIVE BACK 1- MARINE SERGEANT? NEVER HAPPENED.  BUT PROMOTE A DESERTING PRIVATE BIRD CALL TO SERGEANT BECAUSE HE IS THE SYMBOL OF BETRAYAL. THAT IS A GREAT COMMUNIST MOVE. AS SURE AS PRIVATE MANNING CHANGED HIS NAME AND PLUMBING FROM MANLEY TO CHELSEA. AS SURE AS SNOWDEN IS KGB.
 
TO STAND IN FRONT OF A UN ASSEMBLY AND ATTACK THE COUNTRY HE PRETENDS TO COME FROM USING FERGUSON MO AS A SOURCE OF RACIAL TENSION IS AS IGNORANT AS YOU CAN GET. THE TWO BIGGEST LIES HE TOLD WAS ISLAM IS A RELIGION OF PEACE WHICH IS A LIE AND AN UNARMED HELPLESS BOY WAS SHOT BY POLICE IN MISSOURI. THE 290 POUND POT THUG AND BULLY WAS ARMED. HE HAD TWO BIG ARMS THAT THROTTLED A 115 POUND INDIAN AND FACE PUNCHED A POLICEMAN EXITING A PATROL CAR.
 YOU CAN BET THAT WAS THE SOP OF A BULLY WHO CHARGED A COP HE THOUGHT HE COULD BEAT DOWN.
 
MEANWHILE THE RUSSIANS ARE ON MANUVERS WITH 4,000 TANKS, 650 PLANES, 155,000 TROOPS THAT WE WOULD BE HARD PRESSED TO MATCH WITHOUT A DRAFT. NOT TO MENTION THE CHINESE HORDES WHO CAN LOSE MILLIONS OF TROOPS AND NOT BLINK AN EYE.
 
THIS PRESIDENT HAS TOLD OUR ENEMIES HE WILL NOT FIGHT BACK AND PROVES IT EVERY LIEING DAY.
 
TO QUOTE GENERAL MCARTHUR: THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR VICTORY.
TO QUOTE PATTON: NO GOOD MILITARY DECISION WAS EVER MADE IN A SWIVEL CHAIR.
TO QUOTE HARRY TRUMAN: WHEN THEY CALL THE ROLL IN CONGRESS THEY DON'T KNOW WHETHER TO ANSWER PRESENT OR NOT GUILTY.
 
HAVE YOU NOTICED THE BEHEADINGS HAVE BECOME ROUTINE AND SOON TO BE IGNORED?
 
IF WE ARE GOING TO REBUILD OUR NATION WE MUST PURGE IT OF OUR ENEMIES IN THE SENATE IN NOVEMBER. MORE TEA ANYBODY?
 
 
SEE MCCHRYSTAL RETURN A SALUTE.
 
 
 

Parents are responsible for their children, ILLEGAL or not. If their parents snuck into the U.S. Illegally, then their children are Illegally here as well, and their parent's responsibility, NOT ours.

Anyone here Illegally after the (one-time Amnesty of 1986) need to be deported.

Free primary education

Free food and food stamps

Free daycare for existing children to provide time to make more illegitamate children

Free housing

Free medical care

Hiring preference for being a minority

All this creates a sense of entitlement; it explains his hate and ambition to box and make movies critical ot the USA. The democrats and rove's rinos have done a thorough job of destroying the country.

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Trump National Diversity Coalition's Bruce LeVell: President’s Support Among Blacks, Hispanics Will ‘More Than Double’ In 2020

Bruce LeVell, the National Diversity Coalition for Trump executive director, said on Sunday evening he predicts President Donald Trump will win even higher levels of support in the black and Hispanic communities in 2020 than he did in 2016.

“Pastor Darrell Scott is the CEO, we started this back in 2015,” LeVell said on Breitbart News Sunday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel on Sunday evening about the National Diversity Coalition for Trump. “It is the largest diversity coalition platform in history for a Republican candidate, not to mention a sitting president, and there are millions of guests that sign on and sign up that are part of this. If you look on the website, you see African Americans for Trump, Haitian Americans for Trump, Korean Americans for Trump, Chinese Americans for Trump, Hispanic Americans for Trump–all very large. They all stand in one agreement that they believe in this great president and that he is here for all and wants everyone to be successful. It’s pretty flattering, honestly, to be a part of this. It just totally debunks everything that they try to make him out to be–a racist, which he’s not. The numbers prove that he’s not. You can see where he’s rising in terms of the Hispanic vote, and the African American vote. It’s just really going to be mind-boggling on the next go-around. I guarantee it. It’s going to more than double because people are happy; they’re working.”

LeVell, when asked for his rationale on why he thinks Trump’s support in 2020 among blacks and Hispanics will more than double, attributed it to the results President Trump has gotten for those communities.

“Sometimes you have to speak things into existence,” LeVell said. “The president said, ‘What do you have to lose?’ That challenge, especially in the underserved communities, well, yeah, what do we have to lose? We tried it this way for 30 or 40 years. Some of these cities and municipalities were under Democrat rule, as you might say, for many years, and then you say, ‘You know what? Let’s make the ask.’ You know, the president made the ask. Sometimes, you just have to ask, ‘Hey, what do you got to lose? Try this.’ Let’s try one of the biggest, strongest bills that he’s signed, that was so beneficial, called the Opportunity Zones. This bill right here alone is bringing a lifeline to some of these underserved communities and is projected to bring in over hundreds of billions of dollars in these underserved communities, which are predominantly African American communities. For example, in Atlanta, there are minority business contractors teaming up with other business contractors building a hotel in an Opportunity Zone. This community has just been blighted for God knows how long. These are the things that people are starting to see–the light at the end of the tunnel. Here’s a businessman that understands what I call a balance sheet, a P & L sheet of profit and loss. The president wants to see the country profitable, not losses. So that’s what he does. He says, ‘Okay, where can we improve? What can we do?’”

He continued, “Like I said earlier, I think the Opportunity Zones is a sleeper; it has so many moving parts to it where you can sell a piece of property for $2 million and instead of paying that very high capital gains [tax] you can identify those funds over the zone, and then, you can build another little hotel or a shopping center for economic empowerment for that community. So there’s so many initiatives out there for people of color, like myself, who see opportunities. You know, how about this? You live in a black community under the Trump administration, you walk down the street and say, ‘Wow, 98 percent who live in the community are African American,’ and you say, ‘Why don’t you build that grocery store? Why don’t you build that gas station?’ Wow, you’re right. I can. The programs that are out there, like in the Small Business Administration, you get as little as five or ten percent down, and they can maturize it to 30 years, and if you’re a veteran, they waive the fees. There are so many tools out there, and you saw the president when he adjusted Dodd-Frank last year; that was a terrible, terrible deal they did in 2009 and 2010 that literally almost just choked and killed the business community because of the Dodd-Frank, going in there and regulating these small community banks, which were life support for these small communities especially in the African American community, where he readjusted that last year and made it work. These are the things this president understands that as a businessman he can bring his lifelong talents to the White House and can help America. The biggest thing about this is, remember, the president is not beholden to any special interest group; this is a very key part of this conversation right here because he can go in there and govern without having to worry about paying back favors.”

According to NBC News analysis in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 election, Trump actually outperformed now-Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT)–then the former governor of Massachusetts–in the 2012 election when it came to both the black and Hispanic communities.

“Trump claimed 29 percent of the Hispanic vote on Tuesday, compared to Romney’s 27 percent in 2012,” NBC News wrote. “With blacks, exit polls show Trump claimed 8 percent of the vote to the previous Republican nominee’s 6 percent.”

If Trump is able to double support in the black and Hispanic communities in 2020, as LeVell predicts he will, no Democrat will stand even close to a chance of defeating him; the margins they would need for victories in a number of states would be significantly eroded. Perhaps that is why the Democrats are now attempting to paint Trump as a racist amid his battle with the so-called “Squad” of socialist Reps. Alexandria Ocasi0-Cortez (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). The new faces of the Democrat Party, the “Squad,” in other words, is worried they may lose the election in 2020 if LeVell and other Trump backers are right. But the scurrilous accusations of racism for quick political gains, which have also been leveled at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former Vice President Joe Biden in recent weeks, LeVell warns, may undermine the ability to stand up to actual racism where it exists.

“At first, it was kind of bizarre,” LeVell, who knows Trump well and has known him prior to his run for president, said of the false racism accusations. “Now, it’s just plainly un-American. It’s so anti-patriotic. You know, the interesting thing about it for me as a black conservative or Republican–I like to define myself as a Frederick Douglass Republican–most of the name-calling comes from people who actually look like me, 90 percent of it. It’s bizarre, and it’s because our thinking process is not lining up with theirs. It’s the only playbook they have, like I said earlier, which is, ‘Let’s just use the race card.’

LeVell went on to say, “Getting back to the president, I’ve been around him–I was just with him at the rally–in very intimate settings, behind the scenes at the rally, and you’re right: I’ve traveled with him, been on the plane with him. I’ve been in private meetings with him. I’ve talked with him, and you know–let me tell you something: I’m 55 years old, I’ve lived my whole life in the South, and I’m world-traveled. Let me tell you: I know racism when I see it. This man is nowhere near being a racist. It’s so sad because it does such a disservice to this great nation that they would throw that name and throw those words around. I mean, you have people calling Biden racist. They’re calling Pelosi racist. They’re calling the dog-catcher racist because he impounded the black dog instead of the white dog. Come on. What’s next? You know, it’s kind of sad because it’s pretty much watered down things that are legitimate, to where people are just going to get so numb with it, and people are just being like, ‘Wow, are you serious?’”

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