09-12-2011, 06:10 AM
The California state Senate has passed a bill that would allow residents who are illegally present in the state to qualify for state financial aid. They're already eligible for in state tuition and will be on an equal footing with the rest of the state's residents if the bill becomes law. From the Los Angeles Times: The college dreams of thousands of students who are illegal immigrants moved closer to fulfillment Wednesday after the state Senate approved a bill that for the first time would give them access to public financial aid. Part of a two-bill package known as the...