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From undocumented to immigration lawyer

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Silvia Mintz, a former undocumented immigrant, taught herself English by reading children's books. She became a lawyer and now guides other undocumented immigrants in Texas through the legal process as they strive for permanent residency. Mintz says strong women helped her realize her potential and that's what pushes her to help others.Apr.22.2015

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