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Connecticut law students studying under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, are asking state superior judges to let them take the bar exam.

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Connecticut Dreamers have finally gotten what they’ve long lobbied state lawmakers for…the passage of a bill that allows undocumented students to qualify for the state’s system of financial aid at public colleges and universities.

Blumenthal Meets With DREAMers As DACA Deadline Expires

Mar 6, 2018
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Young people who were brought to the country illegally as minors gathered in Hartford on Monday with Senator Richard Blumenthal. They asked Congress to restore the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

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In the midst of a national debate on immigration, the New York State Assembly this week passed a bill to give children of undocumented immigrants access to financial aid for college.

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is leading a coalition of 16 states in suing the Trump administration in order to overturn the decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, was in federal court in New York to argue several motions in the case.