State Puts a Precise Cost on Helping Illegal Immigrant Students

Fernanda Santos
January 30, 2012

The New York State Dream Act seeks to provide college tuition assistance for illegal immigrants. How much funding is being proposed, under the bill? This article provides the overall figure ($627,428) and outlines statistics used to back that number. It also provides details on how costs would be offset, such as increased income tax revenues from the higher paying jobs to which college educated immigrants would have access.



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