The Impact of AB 540 Status

  1. Not eligible for the $55.00 application fee waiver
  2. Not eligible for state or federal financial aid programs. If a student filed an application with the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), the student may already be eligible for resident fee status and also to receive financial aid. Students should speak to their attorney
  3. No driver's license
  4. No SSN, therefore limited in qualifying for anything that requires this form of identification
  5. No work authorization
  6. No paid internships, fellowships
  7. Can’t travel when ID is required