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I'm wondering if I would fall into the URM or ORM category, being that I am checking the white, African-American, and Hispanic (Puerto Rican) boxes on my application.
My mother is white and my father is black/Puerto Rican. I have no real family cultural ties as I grew up without either parent. I spent my school years living with white, black, and Puerto Rican families though, so I've had exposure to these cultures and it actually fits my racial/ethnic background perfectly.
I'm assuming I could make a strong case for being disadvantaged (absent parents, first to go to college, homeless in high school, disabled military vet) but since I'm mostly white and have no strong ties to any of my heritage, would I just be considered ORM?
 
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URM. Marking white in addition does not negate the other two races.
 
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