Mayor Bill de Blasio, other Democrats renew support for New York State’s proposed ‘Dream Act’

The bill would provide students who are in

The bill would provide students who are in the U.S. illegally with tuition assistance. (February 24, 2014 7:57 AM)

Undocumented immigrants with hopes for higher learning are one step closer to achieving that goal thanks to a renewed push for the state's proposed "Dream Act."

Unforeseen support from Mayor Bill de Blasio and other big-name Democrats has breathed new life into the bill, which backers had largely given up on for this election year.

The proposal includes a budget appropriation of $25...

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