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Edras Alvarado

DACA Recipient and Student at the University of Houston
Alvarado is a first-generation student of the University of Houston. He moved to the United States from Honduras at the age of 5 and 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. During high school, Alvarado was an active member of the Future Business Leaders of America and interned with a Fortune 500 company. He is a recipient of TheDream.US Scholarship.