Assembly passes part of DREAM Act

The California State Assembly voted last Wednesday to pass the second half of the state’s DREAM Act and would provide state grants and financial aid to undocumented students attending college in California. Assembly members approved AB 131 — authored by Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo, D-Los Angeles — in a 46-25 party-line
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Financial aid bill set for full vote

The California State Assembly Committee on Appropriations approved a bill Friday which would provide state grants and financial aid to undocumented students in California and now moves to the Assembly floor for a full vote. One of two bills that make up the state’s DREAM Act, Assembly Bill 131 —
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State Assembly Speaker a dropout, not a UC Berkeley graduate

California Assembly Speaker John Perez’s educational record has recently come under scrutiny after years of biographies and reports have referred to the politician as a graduate of UC Berkeley when in actuality, he dropped out before graduating. California Watch reported Thursday that before he was elected to the Assembly in
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