dream act http://wshu.org en Undocumented students push Malloy to change rules to allow for financial aid http://wshu.org/post/undocumented-students-push-malloy-change-rules-allow-financial-aid <p>A group of students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children are pressuring Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy to take executive action to make them eligible for institutional college financial aid.&nbsp; Malloy doesn’t know if he can legally do that.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:27:53 +0000 Craig LeMoult 17799 at http://wshu.org NY Dream Act supporters vow to fight on http://wshu.org/post/ny-dream-act-supporters-vow-fight <p>Supporters of Dream Act legislation say they were “set up”, when a hastily arranged vote on the bill in the Senate chamber late Monday led to the measure’s failure by just one vote.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:24:08 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14364 at http://wshu.org Dream Act dies in NY State Senate http://wshu.org/post/dream-act-dies-ny-state-senate <p>The Dream Act is dead for now in New York State, after the State Senate voted down the measure that would have granted college tuition aid to the children of undocumented immigrants. The 30 to 29 vote defeating the Dream Act left leaders of rival Democratic factions pointing fingers.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:24:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14325 at http://wshu.org NY Assembly passes 'Dream Act' http://wshu.org/post/ny-assembly-passes-dream-act <p>New York Assembly Democrats &nbsp;approved &nbsp;the Dream Act, a bill to give college aid to the children of undocumented im<span style="line-height: 1.5;">migrants. They urged the Senate to follow suit.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:37:01 +0000 Karen DeWitt 13346 at http://wshu.org NY Assembly passes 'Dream Act'