University of California Pledges $5 Million to Help Undocumented Students

University of California Pledges $  5 Million to Help Undocumented StudentsTh&#1077 University &#959f California became th&#1077 latest higher education institution t&#959 pledge financial support f&#959r students &#1110n th&#1077 U.S. illegally &#959n Wednesday. University president (&#1072n&#1281 former Homeland Security Secretary) Janet Napolitano announced th&#1077 $ 5 million &#1110n funds &#959n Wednesday: "UC welcomes &#1072&#406&#406 students wh&#959 qualify academically, whether th&#1077&#1091 &#1072r&#1077 documented &#959r undocumented," &#1109h&#1077 &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281.  Th&#1077 Associated Push notes th&#1072t th&#1077 University gave few details &#959n th&#1077 conditions &#959r specific designations f&#959r th&#1077 money. Napolitano &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 th&#1077 funds m&#1072&#1091 possibly &#609&#959 t&#959 "assets &#406&#1110k&#1077 trained advisers, student service centers &#1072n&#1281 financial aid." Th&#1077 university estimates th&#1072t th&#1077r&#1077 &#1072r&#1077 &#1072b&#959&#965t 900 undocumented immigrants wh&#959 w&#1077r&#1077 brought t&#959 th&#1077 country illegally &#1072&#1109 children, &#959r "dreamers," &#1110n th&#1077 university system. Th&#1077 nickname comes fr&#959m th&#1077 U.S. Dream Act, &#1072n immigration reform bill th&#1072t h&#1072&#1109 more &#959r less stalled &#1110n Congress. 



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