César Vargas came to the U.S. with his parents from Mexico at the age of five. He graduated at the top of his class from the City University of New York School of Law. Since high school, his aspiration has been to be a Marine Officer, either as a JAG officer in the Judge Advocate Corps or as an intelligence officer.

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Marisol Camacho from Arizona, 25


My name is Marisol Camacho. I came to the United States when I was seven. I have always loved school and always made sure to make it to the honor roll to make my parents proud. In high school I took college courses and was on the National Honors Society. Read More »

Salvador Dorantes from California, 20


I was born on February 2, 1992. I was brought to this beautiful country when I was just two years old. I started preschool here and had my first memories in this great country. At six years old, I went back to the country where I was born. Read More »

Alberto Botello from California, 26


My name is Alberto Botello. I came to the U.S. with my family at the age of three in 1988. Ever since I can remember, my mother would always tell us that getting an education was the reason we had come to the US. Read More »