The author spends a day with Linda Sanchez, an undocumented student at UC Berkeley. The article follows Linda as she works at two jobs, finds time to study, and discusses how she came to the United States as a child, and her aspirations for the future.
Illegally Brilliant: A California dreamer at Berkeley
Jim Hinch is a reporter and columnist for the Orange County Register and a senior contributing editor for Guideposts Magazine, writing about California, Los Angeles, religion, and the arts. He grew up in Southern California and studied English literature at UC Berkeley and Oxford.
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Jim Hinch; Illegally Brilliant: A California dreamer at Berkeley. Boom 1 March 2014; 4 (1): 62–69. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.62
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