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Grant aims to aid students without legal status to be in US

Posted at 1:39 AM, Feb 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 09:06:46-05

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan organization that aims to boost access to college is using a grant to help students without legal status to live in the United States.

The Michigan College Access Network says the $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan will be used to aid the new Michigan Coalition for Undocumented Student Success.

Specific goals for the grant include hiring a program coordinator to coordinate the the translation of a student guide to college into Spanish, Arabic and Chinese, and working with educators on ways to support college-bound students.