New survey results published by TheDream.US indicate that 71 percent of undocumented immigrant students work while in college. Of those working students, 29 percent report working full-time, and eighty-nine percent report attending school full-time. In comparison, 43 percent of U.S. undergraduates overall work in some capacity while attending college.
Pointing to these findings—and the other pressures shouldered by undocumented students—the report calls on colleges and universities to designate staff and establish programs to better address undocumented student needs.
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