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dc.contributor Chávez, José en
dc.contributor.advisor Cowan, Geni en
dc.contributor.author Botello Torres, Donaciano en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-09T16:48:12Z en
dc.date.available 2017-05-09T16:48:12Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-05-09 en
dc.date.submitted 2017-05-05 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/190734 en
dc.description Thesis (M.A., Education (Higher Education Leadership))--California State University, Sacramento, 2017. en
dc.description.abstract California is the home of one of the largest populations of undocumented immigrants in the United States (Drachman, 2006; Nevins, 2010). With an estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduating from high school every year (Passel, 2006), these undocumented students are facing challenges and barriers to enter institutions of higher education. Those barriers are in the form of coming from low socioeconomic status, being underprepared academically, being first-generation students, and lack of federal financial aid (Chávez, 1998; Einsema, 2013; Frum, 2007; Gonzales, Roth, Brant, Lee, & Valdivia, 2016). A college degree is seen as an opportunity for social and economic mobility (Abrego, 2006; Chávez, 1998; Gandara & Contreras, 2009; Menjivar, 2000, 2006). With undocumented students entering institutions of higher education, the State of California needs to understand how the challenges and barriers are impacting those students. A better understanding of these challenges and barriers California will help improve the graduation and retention rates. en
dc.description.sponsorship Education (Higher Education Leadership) en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject AB 540 en
dc.subject DREAMers en
dc.subject DACA en
dc.subject Undocumented students en
dc.subject Higher education en
dc.subject UnDACAmented students en
dc.title The narrative of undocumented students in college: exploring the affects of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on undocumented students attending four-year public universities en
dc.type Thesis en


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