Senator Mike McGuire helps acquire new funding for California ‘Dreamers’

CALIFORNIA – North Coast Senator Mike McGuire one of a group of legislatures who have helped passed new funding for of California’s DACA youth – immigrants who came to the country when they were minors, otherwise known as ‘Dreamers’ – and local college students will be able to benefit.

The deadline to renew for DACA benefits was Thursday, but now as many as 200,000 ‘Dreamers’ in California will have access to a pool of ten million dollars in financial aid.

The funding is broken down to seven million for community college students, two million for CSU students, such as for students of Humboldt State, and one million for UC students.

For more information on getting assistance you can visit this link: www.immigrantguide.ca.gov/en/daca/