(Campus Reform) — The state of New Jersey gave out $3.8 million worth of state funding to illegal immigrants to pay for their college tuition during the 2018-2019 academic year, according to data released by the state Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.
In total. 749 “Dreamers” -- students who came to the U.S. illegally as minors -- were gifted the taxpayer dollars, NJ.com reported. Since $3.8 million was given out altogether, each individual illegal immigrant received an average of over $5,000 to attend college.
This funding is a result of a program passed in 2018 by Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy, granting illegal immigrants the same state scholarships, grants, and other funds given to legal residents of New Jersey. ...continues.