AN UNDERGROUND COLLEGE FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

AN UNDERGROUND COLLEGE FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

Refused admission by public universities and unable to get funding from private ones, aspiring students find another way.

Melissa and Ashley, identical twins from Georgia, shared a bedroom while growing up. They had the same best friend, took classes together in high school, and dreamed of becoming artists in their own collective. “We’re like two different people with one brain,” Melissa liked to say.

Read the full story, featured in the New Yorkerhere.