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New Jersey Shells Out $4 Million In College Financial Aid To Illegal Immigrant Students

Perhaps one of the stranger things about leftists is not only their refusal to admit that there is a border crisis but their willful ignorance of how the problem affects the rest of the country. For example, New Jersey now has such a large number of illegal immigrants that the state allows college-aged students from these families to apply for financial aid if they attend school in-state. During the state’s first year offering the money, New Jersey spent more than $3.8 million on undocumented students during the 2018-2019 academic year.

USA Today reports that “that 749 students in total received the aid during both the fall and spring semesters of the 2018-19 school year. Most of the aid, more than $3.5 million, was awarded under the New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant, or TAG, program.”

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law in May of 2018. It expanded the Tuition Equality Act to include students without legal status who have attended high school “for three or more years and either graduated from a New Jersey high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma in New Jersey.”…

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