Monday, August 01, 2011

Gov. Brown makes Calif. first Dream state: Undocumented youth get education

California is investing in its future by making sure all their kids have a chance for a college education. - - Donna Poisl

by Deborah Dupre, Human Rights Examiner

Several hundred celebrants attended Monday's event when Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Dream Act - AB130 authored by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo that guarantees higher education private source funding for undocumented youth and makes California the first state to resist racist legislation targeting immigrants.

Gov. Brown declared, "This is a wise investment in the future of California and the country. Some in the capitol would resolve the budget deficit by shrinking our commitment to education. I think that this is a wrong approach."
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