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State Senate committee approves budget proposal to assist DACA recipients in California

A state Senate budget and fiscal committee on Wednesday approved an additional $30 million in funding for legal services and financial aid to help DACA recipients and young immigrants without legal residency known as "Dreamers." The budget proposal was struck Tuesday by legislative leaders and must be approved by the time the Legislature adjourns for the year Friday.

California stands with the millions of immigrants who make this state a vibrant and prosperous place. We are suing the Trump administration for canceling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and we are investing millions of dollars in new legal aid to help law-abiding people stay with their families in the U.S.

Gov. Jerry Brown

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