H.R.1298 - Higher Education Dream Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 02/15/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1298 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/15/2019)
Higher Education Dream Act of 2019
This bill prohibits institutions of higher education that receive federal student aid from discriminating or taking adverse action against Dreamer students (i.e., students who have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status) based on their immigration status, including charging out-of-state tuition to students who would qualify as residents of the state. The bill also makes Dreamer students eligible for federal financial aid.
The bill prohibits the use or publication of certain identifiable information related to such students, subject to civil penalties.