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Dreams deferred

Wyo DREAMers pay higher tuition, fettered by strictures


February 21, 2018

Despite dropping out of Rawlins High School during her junior year to help her mother, and becoming a mother herself, Cintia still had aspirations of getting her General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and going to college for nursing. When she went to the Carbon County Higher Education Center (CCHEC) to take the test for her GED, however, she ran into a roadblock. She was told that before taking the test, she would need to present her social security number (SSN). Cintia did not have an SSN.

Cintia was, and still is, an undocumented immigrant. She is also a recipient of the Deferred Action for C...

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