Dream Act heads to New York State Senate after Assembly approval

The bill has 27 Democratic sponsors in the

The bill has 27 Democratic sponsors in the Senate, which is five votes short of a majority. (February 26, 2014 10:41 AM)

The Dream Act is one step closer to becoming a reality in New York State as it passes through the Assembly and moves on to the Senate for approval.

The bill would open state tuition assistance programs to undocumented immigrant students attending both public and private colleges.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-profile Democrats have shown their support for the measure, praising...

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