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The state of California is home to more than 1 out of 5 undocumented people in the U.S. 250,000 undocumented children ages 3 to 17 are enrolled in California’s schools. 750,000 K-12 students in the state have undocumented parents. The state’s undocumented population are from across the globe, but a large concentration come from Mexico. 240,000 young people in California have applied for the DACA program. Policies in the state that affect our undocumented population are AB540 (2001) which allows qualifying nonresident students to pay in-state tuition at public universities, and the California Dream Act (2011) which allowed AB540 students to also apply for Cal Grants. Some issues that undocumented children face are: language barriers, lack of access to social services for families, fear of deportation and the law enforcement, and lack of access to federal financial aid which narrows accessibility for the children to attend college. California has a number of benefits and regulations to assist undocumented children in the state, especially in higher education. Some benefits include campus undocumented centers, specific loans catered to undocumented students, and systemic support through curriculum, public statements, and sanctuary resolutions. With the worries of an unforeseen future in regards to the status and safety of our undocumented population, it is imperative that we continue to support the initiatives that support the undocumented population that have been an integral part to our state and national fabric for generations.