DACA students could get Pell Grants under Biden’s budget

Immigration advocates are praising the Biden administration for including a proposal to expand Pell Grant eligibility to some undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children in its fiscal 2022 budget request.

A 2020 report by New American Economy and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration estimated that more than 450,000, or around 2 percent, of all students in the higher education system are undocumented immigrants.

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