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File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Dozens Of New Laws Take Effect In Washington

About 200 new laws take effect this week, including one that expands state financial aid for college students who are in the country without legal status

CBS Seattle–06/11/2014

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Gov. Inslee To Sign Immigrant Financial Aid Bill

Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled on Wednesday to sign into law a measure that expands state college financial aid to students in the country without legal status.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

State Senate Introduces New Version Of Dream Act

Leaders in the Washington state Senate on Thursday introduced a measure that expands college financial aid for students who are illegally in the country just weeks after the House passed a similar bill.

CBS Seattle–01/30/2014

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House Approves Bill Making Illegal Immigrants Eligible For College Financial Aid

The Washington House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a measure making young illegal immigrants eligible for state college financial aid.

03/14/2013

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Proposed Bill Would Qualify Young Illegal Immigrants For Financial Aid

A bill introduced in the state Legislature on Tuesday would allow young immigrants who have no legal status in the country to apply for state financial aid for college.

02/06/2013

File photo of college students raising their hands in assembly. (Photo by JOHANNA LEGUERRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Effort Tries To Get Illegal Immigrants College Aid

With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don’t have documents.

09/03/2012

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