Latino DREAMer Pays for College by Selling Tacos in California

Robert Valencia
Apr 11, 2019 - 5:00

Rodolfo Barrientos, a DREAMer in his 30s, owns a very successful food truck business that is helping him pay for his education while at Santa Monica City College (SMCC) in California.  Barrientos is among the estimated 800,000 people who have lived in the US without proper documentation since arriving in the country as minors. They are the beneficiaries of a temporary program called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) created by the Obama administration in 2012,

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