Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Biden ends Trump ban on pandemic aid for undocumented college students in need


Official photo of Dr. Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education—Biography

Small immigration changes can have big impacts on human lives.  Yesterday, the Biden administration announced (and here) that it is reversing a Trump-era policy that barred needy undocumented college students and others from receiving federal relief grants meant to help pay for expenses like food, housing, and child care during the coronavirus pandemic.  Refugees, asylum seekers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, and undocumented immigrant students willb eligible for assistance.  For further details, click here for the CBS News report.


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