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J.D. on hold, a life in limbo
At 35 years old, Sergio Garcia is tantalizingly close to a goal he latched on to when he was 10: to become a lawyer. He paid his own way through college and law school, and has passed arguably the hardest bar exam in the country. One impediment stands between him and his dream. Garcia is an undocumented immigrant.