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Finances, deportation fears add to stress of migrant college students

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Fears of deportation, financial worries and the shifting political landscape all contribute to their anxiety, according to a new report from UCLA.

College students in America already face a tough road ahead.

There are high-intensity classes, rising tuition rates and, once they turn their tassles, a rapidly changing and competitive job market.

But if you're a college student who first came to this country illegally, it gets even tougher.

A new report from UCLA looks into the story of migrant college students and the extra pressures they face.

Co-author Carola Suárez-Orozco explains that fears of deportation, financial worries and the shifting political landscape all contribute to their anxiety.

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