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Illegal status gives Harvard grad few options

Alan, an illegal immigrant, displayed his Harvard class ring. Alan, an illegal immigrant, displayed his Harvard class ring. (Maisie Crow for The Boston Globe)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / July 27, 2009

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Back in the concrete suburb of Los Angeles where he grew up, they call him “Harvard.’’ He is the pride of a neighborhood of children who grew up just as he did, bouncing from one crowded apartment to the next, sleeping on sofa cushions on the floor, wired to the constant threat of violence. (Full article: 1320 words)

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