Current law states the policy of the State of California to afford all persons, regardless of their disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other specified characteristic, equal rights and opportunities in postsecondary educational institutions of the state, and states that the purpose of related existing law is to prohibit acts that are contrary to that policy and to provide remedies therefor. This bill would expressly reference immigration status in the specified characteristics for purposes of those provisions.
SB-691: Educational equity: immigration status
AAP-CA Position: Support
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