A survey of undocumented immigrant students attending California State University and University of California campuses found that the majority of students are faring well in the classroom -- 65 percent of respondents reported a grade point average of 3.0 or higher -- but they face significant financial, health and immigration-related stressors. … “Academic performance conceals the struggles these students face on a daily basis,” Laura Enriquez, lead author of the study and an associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies at the University of California, Irvine, said in a press statement. “Administrators recognize that these students have unique needs but must have better information in order to meet them. Our findings aim to fill that gap.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/12/11/survey-spotlights-undocumented-student-experiences-needs. 

 

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