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Undocumented students wait for DREAM Act to become a reality

From: KALW
Length: 06:35

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AB540 is a state law that enables undocumented students who have attended California high schools for three or more years to pay in-state tuition at a public college or university. While that can help these students continue their education, one big obstacle remains between them and a successful career in the U.S.: citizenship. The federal DREAM Act would grant permanent residency to students who have obtained a required level of education.

Undocumented_students_1_small AB540 is a state law that enables undocumented students who have attended California high schools for three or more years to pay in-state tuition at a public college or university. While that can help these students continue their education, one big obstacle remains between them and a successful career in the U.S.: citizenship. The federal DREAM Act would grant permanent residency to students who have obtained a required level of education.

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Aired on "Crosscurrents" on KALW public radion on April 18, 2012.

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http://www.kalw.org/post/undocumented-students-wait-dream-act-become-reality