Washington State House Democrats


WATCH: Press conference in support of HB 1488 – Expanding eligibility for the College Bound scholarship to undocumented students

Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) is joined by Sens. David Frockt (D-Seattle) and Kevin Ranker (D-Orcas Island) in a press conference before a public hearing on House Bill 1488 on January 10, 2018. The bill would make several changes to state law to protect financial aid eligibility for undocumented students, including protecting DACA students from losing College Bound state financial aid if the DACA program is eliminated at the federal level. Also speaking at the press conference in support of the bill were current and former DACA students, and Michael Schutzler, CEO of the Washington Technology Innovation Association.