Gen. Jerry Brown and California legislative leaders have agreed to earmark $30 million for financial aid and legal services to help young people brought into the country illegally as children, a response to President Trump’s recent decision to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit challenging Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, which grants temporary deportation protection and work permits for about 800,000 people across the country. 38.581572
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Governor of California Jerry Brown attends the Los Angeles Special Screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" at the Arclight Hollywood, on July 25, 2017. Governor of California Jerry Brown attends the Los Angeles Special Screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" at the Arclight Hollywood, on July 25, 2017. (Credit: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
Gov. The other $20 million was added Sunday to a pending budget bill. (Credit: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
Gov. The funding proposal, expected to be taken up Tuesday in a Senate budget and fiscal committee, comes a day after state Atty. Read the full story on LATimes.com. The funding includes an additional $10 million for young immigrants without legal residency, known as “Dreamers.” Most of that money will go to state community college students, while $3 million has been allocated for loan programs at California State University and the University of California. That money that would go to nonprofits that contract with the state to help people apply for or renew their DACA status.