June 9, 2014
Amnesty Program Opens Job Market, 2 Years at a Time
Ben Sklar for The Chronicle
Career fairs here at the University of Texas were an exercise in frustration for Javier André Huamani, a mechanical-engineering major who was eager but unable to put his knowledge to work. Because he had been brought to the United States illegally, at age 8, he could only watch with envy. "All my friends were getting those cool work experiences," he says, "that I could only dream about."
Before transferring to the flagship campus, Mr. Huamani, who is from Peru, saw the defeat