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June 21, 2013

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Carlos Martinez

With Work Permit, Dreamer Finally Lands Job

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Last summer, Carlos Martinez became one of the first people to receive a work permit under a deferred deportation program for young immigrants. At the time, he had bachelors and masters’ degrees in computer engineering, but no work experience, so finding a job in his field was a new battle. In this conversation, he tells host Dick Gordon about the many job applications he filled out and the one that came through.

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"Black Santa" by Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds

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