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An undocumented woman's decision to stay at Goldman Sachs




FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, a screen at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange is juxtaposed with the Goldman Sachs booth. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, a screen at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange is juxtaposed with the Goldman Sachs booth. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Julissa Arce made it to the heights of high finance, rising quickly to become a vice president in one of Wall Street's leading banks: Goldman Sachs.

Like many at the firm, she was young, competitive, ambitious. But Arce had a secret: she was undocumented.

Her story is profiled in Bloomberg News. Arce and reporter Max Ableson joined host A Martinez to talk more about her experience.

"It's not really my place to say how someone should feel about my story," Arce said. "I think the only thing I can do is to share my story, and let people make up their own minds. But what I will say is that I hope people can identify with the fact that we've all had to make difficult decisions. The kinds of decisions where ... no matter what you decide to do, it still doesn't sit right with you."