Meet the Dreamer Rhodes Scholar attending the State of the Union

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When you watch the president deliver the State of the Union tonight, you may get a glimpse of Jin Park.

Park, from Flushing, is the first-ever Rhodes Scholar who is also a Dreamer, an undocumented immigrant who was brought here at a young age.

He will be the guest of Congresswoman Grace Meng for the speech in the U.S. Capitol.

Park, 22, recently graduated from Harvard University and a chapter leader of the advocacy group Define American. After winning a Rhodes Scholarship, he planned to study at the University of Oxford in England this fall.

But the Trump administration moved to end DACA, which brought about fears that Park won’t be able to re-enter the country when he leaves for school.

“Inviting Jin Park to Washington for the State of the Union will bring more attention to his plight and show firsthand how President Trump’s un-American immigration policies are shattering the lives of DREAMers,” Meng said.

The State of the Union will begin at 9 p.m.

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