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October 8, 2011 | 4:07 pm

Gov. Brown Signs Second Part of California Dream Act

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(AP) Illegal immigrants can now apply for state-funded scholarships and aid at state universities after California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he has signed the second half of a legislative package targeting such students. AB 131 by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, is the second half of the California Dream Act. Brown signed the […]

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July 25, 2011 | 5:51 pm

Gov. Brown Signs California Dream Act

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill that will let students who entered the country illegally receive private financial aid at California’s public colleges, even as debate continues over a more contentious bill that would allow access to public funding. The Democratic governor signed AB130 at Los Angeles City College. […]

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July 14, 2011 | 3:45 pm

California “Dream Act” Moves to Brown’s Desk

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown will get his chance to let college students who entered the country illegally receive limited financial aid, under a bill approved by the state Senate. Former Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger repeatedly vetoed such legislation. But Brown, a Democrat, made a campaign pledge to sign bills allowing illegal immigrants to […]

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May 5, 2011 | 1:11 pm

Assembly Approves “California Dream Act”

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The state Assembly has approved a bill that would allow college students who are illegal immigrants to apply for private scholarships. Lawmakers on Thursday passed AB130, by Democratic Assemblyman Gil Cedillo of Los Angeles, on a 51-21 party-line vote. The bill affects students who are in the country illegally but are paying […]

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