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Dreamers get closer to accessing financial aid

Lucas Codognolla and Junior Sierra outside the governor’s office in May (CTNJ file photo)
Lucas Codognolla and Junior Sierra outside the governor’s office in May (CTNJ file photo)

HARTFORD, Conn. – After a year long lobbying effort, undocumented students were able to convince some lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that they should have access to financial aid.

These students, or “Dreamers,” are the children of undocumented immigrants who came to this country as children and attended Connecticut’s public schools, but through no fault of their own are in the country illegally.

They won the right to pay in-state tuition rates in 2011, but cost remained a factor for many.

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One response to “Dreamers get closer to accessing financial aid”

  1. Piberman

    Why pssy foot and not give all illegals all the privileges of citizenship ? Why pick and choose ? Just ignore the immigration law. It’s the new “American way”.

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