TheDream.US is the largest scholarship program in the country for participants in the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA), who are often called Dreamers. The donation from the Amazon CEO and his wife will provide each undocumented immigrant high-school graduate with $33,000 in college aid over four years.
Jeff Bezos' parents founded the Bezos Family Foundation, a philanthropy organization focused on charitable giving to education. It also comes as Trump continues his thinly veiled criticism of Bezos, citing his concern about Amazon's impact on the U.S. Postal Service. Almost 3,000 students are now part of TheDream.US program. "He landed in this country alone and unable to speak English", Bezos said in a statement.
The organization said it now has over 2,850 students enrolled in its program with partnerships with more than 70 low-priced colleges in 15 states across the country.
Two Kosher Stores Torched on Anniversary of Islamist Attack Though the exodus has since slowed, a string of anti-Semitic crimes have continued to worry France's large Jewish community. In the year following the attack, a record number of Jews from Western Europe chose to emigrate to Israel, CNN reported .
"My dad came to the USA when he was 16 as part of Operation Pedro Pan", Jeff Bezos said in a statement Friday. But DACA status does not make them eligible for federal grants and loans, nor state aid in 44 states. They also get no state aid in 44 states and and must pay out-of-state or global tuition in more than 15 states.
Bezos, who overtook Bill Gates a year ago to become the world's richest man, has been openly urging the government to reauthorize the DACA program.
The program is less than four years old so there are no graduation rates yet. The group is already funding scholarships for nearly 3,000 kids now in college, with backing from the foundations of other techies, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, and Pierre and Pam Omidyar. The organization is accepting applications from Dreamers in 15 states until March 1, she said.
"The surest path to the American dream and contribution to the U.S. economy is through a college education", said Henry R. Muñoz III, principal of San Antonio, Texas-based Munoz & Co. and a co-founder of TheDream.US, along with former U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.
At least three jawans were injured after a rope slipped off ALH Dhruv helicopter during reharsal for Army Day. The Army has suspended slithering operations involving the chopper till a probe is completed, sources said.
Warring parties are obliged by law to distinguish between civilians and lawful military targets, Zeid said. The Observatory said the blasts were the result of explosions in an arms depot east of Latakia.
With Cortana, you can change the temperature, mode, and state, along with get a report on the current temperature and air quality. Meanwhile there's also integration with various health metrics, using a bevy of sensors within the thermostat itself.
The stock of Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KMI ) for 48,700 shares. (NASDAQ:FRSH) on Friday, October 23 to "Sell" rating. E&G Advisors Lp increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 19.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Liquor stores have fought Sunday sales for years, predicting as many as a quarter of IN liquor stores could go out of business. Meeting during the summer, the commission recommended Sunday sales but not the expansion of cold beer sales.
After $0.24 actual EPS reported by The AES Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% EPS growth. Alpha Windward Limited Liability Co has 12,836 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio. (NYSE:LRN) for 97,947 shares.
He expressed satisfaction that three members of the team who sustained injuries were responding to treatment. They were meant to start the new NPFL season with a home game against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.
Concorde Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 35,033 shares stake. 63,703 were reported by Addenda Capital Inc. Price T Rowe Associates Md invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sirius XM Holdings Inc . (NASDAQ:MAT) for 781 shares.
A report in Thozhilalar Koodam, a blog on labour issues in Tamil Nadu, outlined some of the details of the strike. The AIADMK-backed union, besides some others, had not participated in the protests, reported NDTV.
After the halftime buzzer sounded, OSU senior Kendall Smith almost attempted a half-court shot, but Young swung to block it. Oklahoma State (10-3, 0-1) won both contests previous year , but Brad Underwood and Jawun Evans are gone.
SNK Heroines Coming To Switch Later This Year
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HUD awards $68 million to homeless programs in Chicago
HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all . In Florida, there were nearly 32,200 people who experienced homelessness past year , a decline of 4 percent.
Facebook introduces massive changes to newsfeed
Organisations on Facebook may see the popularity of their posts decrease as a result, the firm acknowledged. He said, "Video and other public content have exploded on Facebook in the past couple of years".
Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Jail
The single was also Gates' first song to make the US Billboard Hot 100 and was also his first song to be certified Gold. The Baton Rouge rapper served nine months of a 30-month sentence for a weapons-related warrant in an IL state prison.
Bentley Bentayga V8 arrives with 550 horsepower
Bentley aims to extend this reputation by offering the Bentayga in its most sporting guise to date - the Bentayga V8. However it won't be the fastest, that title remaining with the Bentayga W12.
Wi-Fi Alliance Announces WP3
WPA2 has been in use since 2004 and has been found to be less than optimal for the safety needs of modern Wi-Fi users. WPA is a standard that provides security as different devices are sending and receiving data over a Wi-Fi connection.
Theresa May's new cabinet starters have work to do
The reorganization will extend through Tuesday, when there could be a clutch of new mid-ranking ministers, commentators said. There will also be a reshuffle among the middle-ranking and junior ministerial roles.
"LG showcases new rollable 65" OLED display
For Dolby Vision and Advanced HDR by Technicolor, LG ensures HDR quality through the use of dynamic-tone-mapping technology. That being said , the world's largest electronics show of this year, CES 2018 will raise its curtain tomorrow, 9th January.