The New York Times has published a compelling profile of Isabel Castillo, a 26-year-old woman who was brought to the United States illegally when she was 6 years old.
Ms. Castillo graduated from college with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Despite her talents, achievements, and her 20 years in the United States, Ms. Castillo has no legal status in the United States.
The DREAM Act, a bill that remains pending in Congress, would have given legal status and a chance for citizenship to Ms. Castillo and others like her – people who were brought to the United States illegally at a young age who then attend college or serve in the U.S. military.
You can find the article here.