Dream Act

UC Merced students

UC looks to level the playing field for undocumented students

At national summit, experts look to find ways to help students overcome financial and legal hurdles.

UC-backed state loan program will provide aid to undocumented students

Program is designed to compensate for ineligibility for federal financial assistance.
Ana Maciel

Student helps establish center for fellow undocumented students

Junior Ana Maciel played a role in establishing the new AB540 and Undocumented Student Center to help others like herself through their obstacles to a university education.

UC sponsors bill to close financial aid gap for undocumented students

Legislation would create an educational loan program for students who meet eligibility requirements under California state law AB 540.