Stop Scholarships for Illegal Aliens in New York

Do you think New York state taxpayer resources should be spent to give scholarships to illegal aliens? The New York Assembly is currently considering a bill to create a commission to provide scholarship awards to illegal aliens. Assembly Bill 4311 (AB 4311), which creates the New York DREAM Fund Commission, recently passed the state Assembly and is now being considered in the Senate. While AB 4311 states that scholarship money shall be comprised entirely of private contributions, state funds will still be used in the creation, promotion, and maintenance of the fund.

Please call your state Senator and tell them to oppose AB 4311! Tell these elected officials:

  • AB 4311 is unfair to New York students and families. New York should prioritize its resources on keeping education costs low for its citizen and legal resident students, rather than trying to circumvent federal law in order to subsidize the post-secondary education of illegal aliens.
  • AB 4311 is fiscally irresponsible. New York taxpayers already spend $9.3 billion a year in costs related to illegal immigration. New York should not spend taxpayer money to help finance the post-secondary education of illegal aliens, who do not have authorization to work in the United States after graduation. Even beneficiaries of President Obama’s DACA program have no legal right to remain in the United States following the temporary deferment of their deportation. The DACA program only grants illegal aliens with a temporary reprieve from removal proceedings and is an illegal creation of the Obama administration.
  • AB 4311 will encourage further illegal immigration to New York. Allowing the state to create a scholarship fund for illegal aliens sends the message that intentional and continuous violations of federal law are acceptable and inconsequential in New York.

Click here to find the contact information for your state Senator.

For more information on this bill or what you can do, contact your FAIR Field Representative.



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Content written by Federation for American Immigration Reform staff.


  1. avatar

    I Love Trump’s Manipulation of the Dem MSM

    They assert Latino’s hate him, then he cries biased Latino Judge and now the same MSM alleges they all love him and are neutral? C’mon man ya can’t have it both ways….LOL

    Biased open border judges [not all Latino] have been defying our immigration laws for decades.Its common knowledge.

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    Israel has increased border security after a deadly shooting by terrorists.
    From the Associated Press:

    –“JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel imposed travel restrictions Thursday on tens of thousands of Palestinians and sent hundreds of additional troops into the West Bank in response to a deadly shooting at a popular Tel Aviv tourist spot.”

    –“The shooting, carried out by two West Bank Palestinians, was among the deadliest and most brazen attacks since violence erupted last September. Tel Aviv’s Sarona district, a popular shopping and restaurant area, was packed with people enjoying a warm evening outdoors when it was targeted late Wednesday. Four people were killed.”

    –“In Israel’s initial response to the shooting, COGAT, an Israeli defense body, said early Thursday that it had frozen 83,000 permits for Palestinians in the West Bank to visit relatives in Israel during the current Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Special Ramadan permits were also suspended for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to travel out of the blockaded territory and to attend prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.”

    –“The attackers Wednesday were identified as cousins from Yatta, a West Bank village near the city of Hebron, which has been a focal point of the recent violence. Israel said they were not members of Hamas or other armed groups, and that they had sneaked into Israel illegally.

    The military said it froze work permits for 204 of the attackers’ relatives and imposed checkpoints to restrict movement in and out of the village.”