May 27, 2014
Berkeley Gives Hope to the Undocumented
M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle
Terrence Park arrived at the University of California at Berkeley as a transfer student in the fall of 2011 with a keen interest in the sciences. He was, he says, "desperate" for the chance to do research at an institution that is world-famous for it.
But there was one problem. Mr. Park, who came to the United States from South Korea at age 10 with his mother and two younger sisters, lacked immigration papers. That meant he couldn’t hold a paying