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DREAM Act supporters rally again in Olympia

A group of about 15 people gathered on the steps of the state Capitol in Olympia Monday to urge lawmakers to extend state college need grants to students who aren’t legal U.S. residents.

Representatives of Washington’s Latino community said the Legislature still has time to pass House Bill 1817, which cleared the state House but didn’t get a committee hearing in the state Senate this year. The bill, which supporters have dubbed the Washington state DREAM Act, would allow high school students who qualify for the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to apply for state financial aid.

Lawmakers are

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