How undocumented trainees afford college

Valedictorian: I am an undocumented immigrant
A social media firestorm erupted recently after two Texas high school valedictorians exposed that they were undocumented immigrants visiting well-respected U.S. colleges with financial aid. The very first was Larissa Martinez, who disclosed her undocumented status during her valedictory speech and told the crowd at her McKinney, Texas, high school college graduation she would be attending Yale University with a financial assistance bundle in the fall. A video of Martinez’s speech triggered a strong argument on Twitter and facebook.

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