May Revision plans for affordable education

By Margarita Cancino and Maria C. Isidoro Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revise proposal will give students the opportunity to afford school and graduate with minimal financial stress.  The 2014-15 State Budget proposal was announced yesterday morning. It includes a one-time increase of $50 million from Proposition 98’s General Fund, which is the annual funding provided to public schools and colleges in California. The May Revise promises to strengthen and expand student success…

May 17, 2014

AB540 brings hope to undocumented students in California

By Maria C. Isidoro Immigration reform will not just benefit undocumented students at East Los Angeles College but international students as well. This reform will boost the economy, open new jobs and opportunities for hard working class immigrants. Confrontation among Republicans and Democrats stands in the way of an immigration law. International students spend more than two years getting a higher education, if these students can stay more than 1…

May 13, 2014