For many immigrant and refugee families, college is a sign that the American Dream is within reach. While many first generation immigrants have not attended college themselves, they hope their children will have the opportunity, and see higher education as a gateway to economic and social success. But many of these families lack the resources needed to apply and pay for college. First or second generation immigrants are twice as likely to drop out of high school as other youth. This video follows two young people in Seattle as they work to gain a college education.

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