The California Assembly passed the first of two Dream Act bills allowing a small portion of undocumented students that qualify for in-state tuition to apply for scholarships funded by private donations. Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo who had proposed Assembly Bill 130 (the act which had been passed) said that the economy “cannot afford to deny educational opportunities to anyone who has the strength of character, the personal discipline, the intelligence to make it through California’s college or university system.”
Read more: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2011/05/college-aid-illegal-immigrants-assembly.html
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