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This cartonera shares the experiences of various GVSU students who identify as undocumented and have shared their stories with the author. The cartonera details how student’s struggle to complete schoolwork due to competing priorities and the varied responsibilities they carry, particularly in mixed status households. This work calls on individuals working in higher education to become informed as to the struggles of undocumented students and maintain awareness of new movements and legislative bills that may impact a student’s ability to engage in the classroom and/or complete their studies.
Cartonera, undocumented students, personal experiences, immigrant stories, child of immigrants, student experiences, dreamers, family, advocacy, status privilege, higher education, DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Grand Valley State University Undocumented Students, "Untitled" (2022). Undocumented Students’ Cartoneras Collections. 3.