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Notre Dame will admit undocumented students

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Notre Dame announced Thursday that they will begin accepting qualified undocumented students.  In the written release, the school says it will give "deserving young people the chance for a Notre Dame education."

Read the entire statement below:

The University of Notre Dame has adopted changes in its admission policies that will make possible the admission of undocumented students who successfully compete for a place in its first-year and transfer classes.

"In making the decision to admit academically qualified men and women who are undocumented," said Don Bishop, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment, "we will strengthen our incoming class and give deserving young people the chance for a Notre Dame education."

Notre Dame is committed to meeting the full demonstrated financial need for all admitted students.

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