What are the requirements to submit a California Dream Act application?

You are eligible to complete the CADAA if you:

  • Are undocumented.
  • Have a valid or expired DACA status.
  • Are a U visa holder.
  • Have Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Meet the non-resident exemption requirements under AB 540.

What documents do I need for Dream Act?


  • Driver’s License (if you have one)
  • Social Security Card or number (if you have one)
  • Alien Registration number (if you have one)
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) number (if you have one)
  • List of colleges you are interested in attending.

Who is eligible for Mn Dream Act?

Generally, students are eligible if they have attended a Minnesota high school for at least three years, have graduated from a Minnesota high school (or earned a GED in Minnesota), and who have registered with the U.S. Selective Service (applies only to males 18 to 25 years old).

When can you apply for the Dream Act?

Students are encouraged to submit their Dream Application on or before the March 2, 2022 deadline using 2020 income information. To apply visit: dream.csac.ca.gov. Students apply for a Cal Grant when they submit their Dream Act Application.

What proof do I need for DACA?

‍Proof of your identity

  • Birth certificate with photo identification.
  • Passport or national I.D. from your country of origin.
  • School I.D. with photo.
  • Military I.D. with photo.
  • Any U.S. government immigration document with your name and photo on it.

What proof can I use for DACA?

In order to show your identity, you can submit a copy of your passport, birth certificate along with a photo identification, national identity document that has a photo, a school ID with photo, or a past expired U.S. Government issued document with photo, among others.

What is an eligible non citizen?

An eligible noncitizen is someone who qualifies for federal student financial aid but is not a citizen of the United States. Eligible non-citizens complete the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) just like citizens of the United States.

Can undocumented immigrants go to college in Minnesota?

The University of Minnesota welcomes applications from undocumented students and those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and evaluates their applications in the domestic applicant pool under a need-blind admission policy.

Do dreamers get free college tuition?

While they do not get free tuition, several states allow undocumented students or individuals with DACA status to apply for financial aid or scholarships or to pay in-state tuition rates to ease the finanical burden of attending college.