University takes step toward right direction

When an undocumented student receives an acceptance letter from one of the University of California campuses, they’re immediately at a disadvantage compared to students with citizenship. Unlike citizens, undocumented students have fewer financial resources at their fingertips to help them through their years at UC Berkeley. In the state of
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UC Berkeley opens California DREAM Act scholarship

The UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office released the scholarship application for students who would receive private financial aid under the first part of the California DREAM Act starting January 2012. The $8,000 Berkeley Undergraduate Dream Act Scholarship — which was formed after Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 130
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Brown signs landmark DREAM Act legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the second part of the California DREAM Act — a controversial piece of legislation which grants undocumented students access to state financial aid — into law Saturday. The act, also known as AB 131, is the first such legislation to be signed into law in the
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