In October 201, thanks to the amazing work of DREAM activist in California, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the CA DREAM Act into law. The law grants undocumented students greatly needed financial aid, and as of yesterday applications have gone live at the California Student Aid Commission’s website! DISTRIBUTE WIDELY! REBLOG
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via LA Weekly
It’s here! The day Republicans have been dreading and undocumented California students have been fighting for since 2001.
College kids without U.S. citizenship can now apply for “conditional permanent residency” via the official DREAM Act application, which will allow them access to state financial-aid funds.
“Good news” …
… Tweeted the California Dream Network. “California AB 540 students (DREAMers) can now apply for CA financial aid through the CA #Dream Act.”
Indeed! The application appears to have gone live on the California Student Aid Commission’s government website.
Applicants are reminded that this is not a FAFSA application, and will merely “determine eligibility for California student financial aid.”
Students must meet the following criteria to apply: