Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus

Students protest tuition bill as guv declares Latino day

February 19, 2009, 11:24 am
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Asaeli Matelau made friends with some of his neighbors when they were in kindergarten together.

They went through elementary, junior high and high school, and had planned to earn a college degree together.

But when Matelau applied to the University of Utah, he realized his friends faced more challenges because they were undocumented.

"I don't understand why people want to create barriers for them to go to the same places I go to," he said.

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Taylor, T. (2009). Students protest tuition bill as guv declares Latino day. Retrieved from http://hispanic.utdem.org/view/news/51cbeac97896bb431f685c4f

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