Undocumented College Students Eligible for Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Money

U.S. Education Sec. Miguel Cardona said the new rule will allow colleges to distribute tens of billions in federal funds to students, regardless of their immigration status.

“The pandemic didn’t discriminate on students,” Cardona said. “We know that the final rule will include all students, and we want to make sure that all students have an opportunity to have access to funds to help get them back on track.”

According to the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, a group of higher ed leaders, there are around 450,000 of undocumented students enrolled in the nation’s higher-education system.

To read the full article on Florida Daily, click here