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NY Lawmakers Pass A Bill To Help Children Of Undocumented Immigrants Pay For College

On Tuesday, the New York Assembly voted 136-3 to pass a bill that creates privately funded scholarships to help the children of undocumented immigrants. The measure is seen as the first step toward passing a state DREAM Act in New York, which has never passed the state Assembly or Senate. Now, it heads to the [...]
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Georgia Senate Votes To Ban Undocumented Immigrants From Attending State Colleges

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

The Georgia Senate passed a bill 34-19 that would ban undocumented immigrants from attending any of Georgia’s 60 public colleges, even though state college officials have already said the bill is unnecessary. The measure now goes to... Read Post

Maryland Dreamers Score Latest Immigrant Victory

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (2 years ago)

With the passage of Tuesday's Question 4 ballot initiative, Maryland became the latest state—and the first by popular vote—to pass a so-called state Dream Act, allowing undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition rates for... Read Post

State of the DREAM Act: passed House, awaiting Senate action

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 years ago)

Yesterday, the House passed the DREAM Act -- which would grant legal status to the children of undocumented immigrants who completed two years of college or joined the military. The 216-198 vote wasn't pre-ordained. In fact, the pre... Read Post


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