Betsy DeVos

California Colleges to Sue Feds for Not Giving Coronavirus Funds to ‘Dreamers’

Institutes of higher education are in the business of educating, but California community colleges are focused on suing the federal government for not providing money to students attending these schools who are not citizens but are protected from deportation for being in the country illegally through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 22: Demonstrators, many of them recent immigrants to America, protest the government shutdown and the lack of a deal on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) outside of Federal Plaza on January 22, 2018 in New York City. As the Trump administration continues to focus …

Cornell Will Accept $12.8 Million in Federal Aid Despite $7 Billion Endowment

Cornell University announced this week that it will accept $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief despite mounting public pressure to reject the funds. Several Ivy League institutions, including Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, announced last week that they would reject the federal funds after pressure from both President Donald Trump and the American public.

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Yale Rejects Millions in Federal Bailout Funds

Yale University announced on Wednesday that it will reject $6.9 million in federal bailout funds that the institution was entitled to receive under the CARES Act. Yale releases a statement saying: “We hope that the Department of Education will use Yale’s portion of the funding to support colleges and universities in Connecticut whose continued existence is threatened by the current crisis.

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