'I Was Running Because I'm an Aggie'

Jason Syptak

Jose Luis Zelaya, a graduate student and illegal immigrant who ran for student-body president at Texas A&M: "It's not about getting my name out there. ... It's about, How can we promote higher education for every student, whether they are documented or not?
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A race to decide who leads an institution's student government isn't usually a national issue, but outlets like The New York Times and Fox News covered Texas A&M University's election this winter. That's because Jose Luis Zelaya, a graduate...

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