DACA provides chance for undocumented student to attend college

Legacy Early College | Greenville, SC

Even though she is undocumented, DACA recipient Lessli Martinez has applied to multiple universities and has even received scholarships to help her pursue a college education.

Produced by Genesis Cardena, Vanessa Hernandez and Christian Peebles, students of Legacy Charter School in Greenville, South Carolina. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Neena Kumar. Mentor support provided by Kaitlyn Cannon of South Carolina ETV.

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