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The NY State Board of Regents Voted to Expand Tuition to Students Regardless of Status

Above: DREAM youth rally on the steps of the NY Public Library on Tuesday, November 15th after a coalition of undocumented immigrant youth, faith, labor, civic leaders, and immigrant advocates joined Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, and State Education Department Commissioner John B. King to by the Regents to support the extension of the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to all students, regardless of immigration status.

Last week, the New York State Board of Regents took a significant step in the right direction by voting to support the extention of the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to all students, regardless of immigration status. Check out photos and video from the press conference we had on the steps of the New York Public Libary e in support of the Board of Regents decision: 

 [Photo Above] Chancellor Tisch, Commissioner King, and DREAM Student
(Photo Credit: G.Pazmino/ManhattanTimes/BronxFreePress)

 [Photo Above] Chung-Wha Hong, Executive Director of the NYIC with Commissioner King and youth leaders

(Photo Credit: G.Pazmino/ManhattanTimes/BronxFreePress)

[Photo Above] Commissioner John King makes remarks, joined by youth leaders

(Photo Credit: G.Pazmino/ManhattanTimes/BronxFreePress)

[Photo Above] Religious leaders express support for Regents vote

[Photo Above] DREAM youth on steps of New York Public Library

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