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Twins Carolina and Camila Bortolleto came to Danbury from Brazil when they were 9 years old. They excelled in high school and graduated with honors from Western.
But the 22-year-old sisters are undocumented immigrants, which means they can't get driver's licenses or jobs to use the skills they worked hard to gain.
They're now part of a movement of Connecticut students working for the passage of the beleaguered federal Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act, which would offer a six-year-long conditional path to citizenship and in-state tuition rates for undocumented students.
The twins were part of the all-day Connecticut DREAM Summit at Yale University and they also helped with a program on the WCSU Midtown campus about undocumented students.