Marisol Conde-Hernandez is a Jersey girl who has spent all but one year of her life in the United States.
Her four brothers and sisters, all born in this country, are U.S. citizens. She earned her B.A. from Rutgers while working 60 hours a week to pay out-of-state tuition rates. Despite the knowledge that she may not be able to practice law, she worked her way through Rutgers School of Law and became the first undocumented female attorney in New Jersey.
The first installment in American Sueño, a series following Marisol Conde-Hernandez, an undocumented Law Student at Rutger’s University-Newark.
Marisol leaves home for the first time to take a summer fellowship at Harvard.
Marisol’s father has an encounter with the law that could threaten his status.
As a new administration settles into the White House, Marisol and her family carry on with their lives much as they always have – with courage.
Marisol graduates from law school.
Marisol becomes the first undocumented female attorney in New Jersey.