More universities now admitting undocumented students

CBS — Just last month, the University of Notre Dame said undocumented students who apply for undergraduate admission would now be accepted.

The decision was made because “welcoming the marginalized” is a part of Catholic social teaching, said Dennis Brown, the university’s spokesman. “We want undocumented students and their parents to know they’re welcome,” he said.

Notre Dame currently says it doesn’t have any undocumented students that it knows of.

Universities such as Dartmouth, Stanford, Duke, and the University of Chicago have explicitly stated they welcome undocumented students’ applications and they currently have undocumented students enrolled.

These universities also say that undocumented students are eligible for financial support… [Read More]