Colorado universities coming to aid of undocumented [illegal alien] students, others not eligible for federal coronavirus stimulus

Article subtitle: 
CSU has handed out grants to students, while CU, Metro State and others have programs to give aid
Article author: 
Sam Tabachnik
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
May 14, 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
Article Body: 

This spring, Colorado’s colleges and universities received millions of dollars from the massive federal coronavirus stimulus package to help needy students during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

But the Trump administration pointedly barred colleges from granting emergency assistance to undocumented [illegal alien] students — even the so-called “Dreamers” who have federal protection.

In light of the federal guidance, some of Colorado’s higher education institutions are stepping up to fill in the gaps.

Meanwhile, Metropolitan State University of Denver — which enrolls the most undocumented students in Colorado — is raising $300,000 specifically targeted toward its “Dreamer” population ...

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