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From immigrant to doctor

Posted April 5th, 2010 in Uncategorized by steve

New York Times writer Joe Berger is collaborating with a cardiac surgeon named Harold Fernandez, who came to the country without papers as a child. Berger’s column, titled, An Undocumented Princetonian, described how Fernandez was a Princeton student when he confessed to his lack of papers. Through pressure from Princeton, and then senator Bill Bradley, Fernandez received his green card and today works at the St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, N.Y.

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