Sept. 26–28, 2019
Downtown Austin


Emelin S. Hernandez Reyes

Emelin S. Hernandez Reyes

DACA recipient and Graduate Student at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

Hernandez is a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — an Obama-era initiative that protects immigrants brought into the United States as children from deportation. She has lived in the United States for nearly 13 years and recently completed a bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. She is currently pursuing a graduate degree at UTRGV while working as a biomedical research assistant. She is a recipient of TheDream.US Scholarship.


Friday, Sep. 28

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