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Undocumented students and supporters hold vigil at University of Oklahoma

Deisy Escalera, 23, came to the United States illegally from Mexico with her mother when she was six years old. Today, she’s one of 25 undocumented students at the University of Oklahoma.

BY SILAS ALLEN Modified: November 27, 2012 at 11:00 pm •  Published: November 28, 2012

NORMAN — Deisy Escalera considers Oklahoma her home.

She graduated from high school here, goes to college here and pays taxes here. But in some respects, Escalera isn’t American — at least, not on paper.

“I consider myself an...
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