Jerry Brown to sign Dream Act for undocumented college students
Brown is to appear with the author of the bill, Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) at Cal State Los Angeles on Monday afternoon. The governor's spokesman, Gil Duran, confirmed that Brown intended to sign the legislation, known as the California Dream Act.
Similar legislation had been vetoed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
-- Anthony York in Sacramento
Photo: Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), right, gets a hug from California state Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) after Cedillo's measure allowing college students who entered the country illegally to receive limited financial aid was approved by the Senate in Sacramento on July 14. Credit: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press