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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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