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 Students with immigrant parents in Illinois are getting a chance to go to college.  Senate President John Cullerton says many had an unfair shot because they were undocumented.  

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Lawmakers passed a law last year creating the DREAM Act, which allows any person with a Social Security or taxpayer identification number to participate in a state-operated college savings pool. Governor Quinn recently appointed seven people to a commission to help establish privately-funded scholarships for the students.

 
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