A school just for undocumented immigrants


With help from professors in California, undocumented immigrants are closer to accessing an affordable college education, the Huffington Post reports. University of California, Los Angeles professors formed a collective they call “National Dream University,” which aims to allow American Dream Act-eligible students to enroll in online courses at $65 per credit, according to LA Weekly. The effort was organized by the UCLA Center for Labor Research and the National Labor College. National Dream University would allow Dreamers — those undocumented students who can pay in-state tuition and qualify for federal financial aid — to take as many as six courses in 2013.  At the start of their lessons, approximately 30-35 students will travel to Maryland’s National Labor College, the AP reported. Then coursework is completed primarily online with a trip to UCLA at the semester’s end. According to the AP, the year’s coursework will cost $2,490. Applications are due Oct. 5…

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