Topics

Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants attend college

Mark Zuckerberg donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants attend college

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have donated $5 million to help undocumented immigrants attend college, Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page. The donation is aimed at helping 400 youth in the Bay Area over the next five years through TheDream.US, a nonprofit founded in 2013 to provide scholarships to college-bound youth who came to the United States illegally as children. "Without documentation, it’s often a struggle to get a college education, and they don’t have access to any kind of federal aid," Zuckerberg said Wednesday. "We ought to welcome smart and hardworking young people from every nation, and...

Loading

80°