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Oregon College Tries to Make a Home for Dreamers



by Thacher Schmid

You could say Ana Maldonado goes out of her way to get to Portland Community College’s new DREAM Center.

First she walks, then takes light rail, then a bus. That brings her to the PCC campus closest to her house. There she meets another student, Ignacio Garcia, and they carpool to another PCC campus one more hour away.

Why does Maldonado — an immigrant recipient of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — go to all this trouble?

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