Undocumented students granted perks: Jobs, financial aid, legal support

Number of undocumented students at UC Merced outnumbers its African American student population, and is nearly half of the white population

For the more than 300 students in the country illegally enrolled at the University of California Merced, there’s a wide variety of support to help make their lives easier.

Take the five undocumented Ph.D. students enrolled during the 2015-16 school year, who received financial aid and teaching jobs.