State budget plan doesn't provide funding for DREAM Act

The spending plan agreement reached by state lawmakers

The spending plan agreement reached by state lawmakers does not include funding for the so-called DREAM Act, which would have provided college tuition assistance to students whose parents are in the country illegally. (March 31, 2014 7:50 PM)

The spending plan agreement reached by state lawmakers does not include funding for the so-called DREAM Act, which would have provided college tuition assistance to students whose parents are in the country illegally.

The state Senate shot down the act two weeks ago, but some immigrants' rights advocates had been hopeful that Gov. Andrew Cuomo would include funding for the program in the new...

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