Chicago Dreamer is funding her college education thanks to her small-but-bustling tamale stand


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www.dailykos.com— When she was kid, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient Elizeth Argüelles not only used to get up at 3:30 in the morning to help her mom prepare tamales, but she would also go out and help her sell them, working until it was time for school. Her peers then turned school into another chore.  “I used to get bullied a lot for not speaking English right or for the way I dressed,” she said. “Other children called her tamalera—one who makes and sells tamales,” the Chicago Tribune...

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