California Governor Signs Dream Act

Posted: October 9, 2011 in Local OC/LA News

VAUHINI VARA
Wall Street Journal
October 9, 2011

California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday finished signing the California Dream Act, under which California students who are undocumented immigrants will qualify for state-funded financial aid for college.

The controversial bill is the highest-profile act to expand undocumented students’ access to higher education after a federal Dream Act, which would have given undocumented students a path to short-term permanent residency status, failed last year to attract enough support in Congress.

“The Dream Act benefits us all by …

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