University Of California Has $8 Million Plan For Undocumented Students

University Of California Has $8 Million Plan For Undocumented Students

October 19, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


OUTSIDE ATTORNEY IS EXPECTED TO BE DONE BY AUGUST 1ST. NOW UC PRESIDENT ALSO UNVEILED A MULTI YEAR COMMITMENT TO HELP UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS. THIS COMMITMENT LASTS THREE YEARS WITH MORE THAN $8 MILLION AIR MARKED FOR EACH YEAR. MONEY WILL BE DIVIDED AMONG THREE MAIN PRIORITIES. $5 MILLION FOR THE DREAM LOAN PROGRAM. $2.5 MILLION WILL GO TO OTHER STUDENT NEEDS FROM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS TO TEXTBOOKS. UC’S UNDOCUMENTEDED LEGAL SERVICE CENTER WILL GET $900,000. KELLY RYAN IS NOW ON THE CAMPUS TO EXPLAIN WHAT THE PRESIDENT IS PROMISING HERE. KELLY. WELL STUDENTS WE SPOKE TO TODAY ON CAMPUS SAID THEY ARE PLEASED WITH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ESPECIALLY IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT EVENTS WITH THE CHANCELLOR. I LIKE TO DO THINGS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SHE IS GETTING READY TO GRADUATE FROM UC DAVIS. SOMETHING SHE WASN’T SURE SHE WOULD BE ABLE TO DO LEGALLY. I AM AN UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT I TOOK. AS SHE PREPARED TO COLLEGE SHE WAS TOLD A SYSTEM GOAL WAS UNLIKELY. [ INDISCERNIBLE ] THEN SENIOR YEAR THEY REALIZED IF YOU DON’T HAVE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER YOU CAN’T GET FEDERAL AID. I REALLY THINK IT IS A — IT IS A STEP FORWARD. BOTH STUDENTS APPLAUD TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT. [ INDISCERNIBLE ] SOME OF THAT MONEY WILL GO TO THE STUDENT CENTER. I THINK EVERYBODY SHOULD HAVE ACCESS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO MAKE IT TO HIGHER EDUCATION IF THAT IS SOMETHING THEY WOULD LIKE TO DO. MANY OF THE STUDENTS SAY THEY KNOW IT IS CONTINUE VERSEL AND THAT SOME — CONTINUE VERSEL AND —