An Evening with Julissa Arce
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The Cressey Center for the Arts hosts Julissa Arce, an immigration rights advocate who was undocumented for 15 years, including the time she spent building a successful career on Wall Street. Currently, she is the Director of Public Affairs at Define American, a media organization dedicated to challenging stereotypes about immigration and citizenship. She is the co-founder of the Ascend Educational Fund, a scholarship program for immigrant students. Julissa was officially sworn in as an American citizen in 2014.