Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

U.C. Berkeley Math Club President Takes DREAM Act Case to YouTube


"Terrence Park has done plenty of work – in laundries, in restaurants and tutoring in private homes – to realize his dream of getting a college education.  But the 24-year-old UC Berkeley math club leader and biostatistics major from South Korea said Wednesday that he never dreamed he would reveal his biggest secret – that he is an undocumented immigrant – on YouTube.  Park is the star of a new video in which he reveals that he is a one of an estimated 2.1 million American youths whose undocumented parents brought them to the United States as children.  Without passage in Congress of the legislation known as the Dream Act, he and the others could have their dreams dashed.  In the video, the math whiz uses a chalkboard to make the case for why he and other young people in the same situation should be allowed to go to college rather