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Undocumented Student Statistics

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Undocumented Student StatisticsData
Number of undocumented youth under age 18 living in the US1.8 million
Number of undocumented students that graduate from US high schools each year65,000
Percent of undocumented graduates that live in California40 %
Percent of undocumented high school graduates that go on to college7.5 %
Percent of undocumented students who live below the federal poverty line40 %
Undocumented Student Enrollment in California CollegesPercent of Enrolled
Universities of California0.18 %
California State Universities0.83 %
Community Colleges1.17 %
Dream Act Public OpinionPercent
The DREAM Act would extend conditional legal status to undocumented youth who meet the following criteria:
– Entered the United States before age 16
– Have been continuously present in the United States for at least five years prior to the legislation’s enactment
– Have obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent (i.e., a General Education Development diploma or GED)
– Are less than 35 years of age.
Percent who strongly favor the dream act51 %
Percent who not so strongly favor18 %
Percent who not so stronngly oppose6 %
Percent who strongly oppose19 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Immigration Policy Center, College Board Advocacy
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 3, 2017

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