PBS NewsHour

A college student's take on overcoming obstacles for family

Clip: 03/29/2019 | 3m 13s Video has closed captioning.

Naomi De La Rosa was nine when her mother was deported from the U.S., after authorities learned she had entered the country illegally a decade earlier. Though she was thrust into a caregiver role for her younger brother and eventually her elderly father, De La Rosa still managed to excel at school. Now a freshman at the University of Arizona, she shares her brief but spectacular take on family.

Aired: 03/29/19

Rating: NR

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