Children of modest means often have a tough choice to make: pursue a college education and its requisite debt or join the workforce. This hour, we’ll talk about that decision through the story of one young man who had to make it. We’ll be joined by Daniel Connolly, who tells the story of Isaias Ramos in his book “The Book of Isaias: A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America” (St. Martin’s Press).
Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, filmmaker, and immigration rights activist, from San Francisco, holds up his California Driver's License as he speaks to supporters of fair immigration reform gather in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, April 18, 2016. The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in the country illegally. The Obama administration is asking the justices in arguments today to allow it to put in place two programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and make them eligible to work in the United States. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo