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Castillo Sees Movement Toward Easing Immigrants’ Plight

After a June 2012 announcement by President Obama to grant “deferred action” to undocumented youth, Isabel Castillo ‘07 applied for authorization to work and live legally in the United States for the first time in her life. She also began assisting many others with similar applications. Nevertheless, Castillo, a national leader in advocating for immigration-law reform, says “defe ...More

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Castillo Spotlighted in The Atlantic Magazine

Isabel Castillo, who holds a ’07 degree in social work from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), is recognized in the November issue of The Atlantic as one of the “21 brave thinkers of 2011.” Castillo’s life was summarized in magazine by Jose Antonio Vargas, a former Washington Post reporter who identified himself as an undocumented immigrant to the United States, ...More