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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

A proposed Washington State law would allow young illegal immigrants to become eligible for educational financial aid. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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