NC Voices – Dreamland

In the past 15 years the Latino population in North Carolina grew faster than in any other state. Many are children who came to the United States undocumented. These children have grown up here and are now ready to graduate from high school. But while North Carolina law allowed them a high school education it won’t make them eligible for in state tuition. That distinction may keep them perpetually poor. As part of our series North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty Paul Cuadros has the story of one of these kids on the threshold of an uncertain future. We’ll call him Luis.

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