As an Ivy League scholar, Magaly Rodriguez was required to attend a tutorial where, among other things, she learned how to blog. (Photo provided by ILC)

As an Ivy League scholar, Magaly Rodriguez was required to attend a tutorial where, among other things, she learned how to blog. (Photo provided by ILC)

Enabled by DACA, Ivy League Connection sends first undocumented student from Richmond to East Coast

Magaly Rodriguez, who came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was an infant, is not a U.S. citizen. To get Rodriguez to Brown University, ILC and university officials had to navigate a web of regulations that inhibit undocumented students. But they were also helped by a key new federal program—DACA.

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