Author Profile

Victoria Ochoa

Student, University of Pennsylvania

Victoria Ochoa is a Harry S. Truman Scholar from the Rio Grande Valley and is a law student at the University of Pennsylvania. She previously worked in the United States Senate and in the Obama Administration at the Department of Commerce.

Latest Columns

The magic of the Rio Grande

My family’s trajectory is in many ways the story of South Texas. Non-citizens becoming citizens and forming families that bear generation after generation of Americans. This is the magic of the Rio Grande. Lately, people want to build walls on this river where I grew up.