Marian Wang was a reporter for ProPublica, covering education and college debt. She joined ProPublica in 2010, first blogging about a variety of accountability issues. Her later stories focused on how rising college costs and the complexity of the student loan system affect students and their families. Prior to coming to ProPublica, she worked at Mother Jones magazine in San Francisco and freelanced for a number of Chicago-based publications, including The Chicago Reporter, an investigative magazine focused on issues of race and poverty.
Last month's biggest controversy was never resolved—it was tabled as lawmakers moved on to the next big fight.
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A closer look at one undocumented immigrant's path through the nation's immigration system highlights a hodgepodge of state immigration laws.