Colombian Native Empowers The Undocumented In US

In April, Gustavo Torres and others cheer as Maryland state delegates exit the floor after passing SB 167, which extends the opportunity for affordable college to the children of undocumented citizens. i

In April, Gustavo Torres and others cheer as Maryland state delegates exit the floor after passing SB 167, which extends the opportunity for affordable college to the children of undocumented citizens. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post hide caption

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In April, Gustavo Torres and others cheer as Maryland state delegates exit the floor after passing SB 167, which extends the opportunity for affordable college to the children of undocumented citizens.

In April, Gustavo Torres and others cheer as Maryland state delegates exit the floor after passing SB 167, which extends the opportunity for affordable college to the children of undocumented citizens.

Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post

As Congress and states try figuring out a way forward on immigration reform, Colombian native Gustavo Torres is helping legal and illegal immigrants with everything from learning English to securing work. To learn more about this endeavor, host Michel Martin speaks with Torres and writer David Montgomery, who profiled Torres for this week's The Washington Post Magazine.

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