AB 540: Your Rights

  1. Cannot be denied admission to a California college or university based on your immigration status.
  2. Not required to show a state issued ID and social security card to apply for admissions to a California college or university.
  3. Not required to pay out-of state, international, capital outlay, or penalty fees (which may be charged toout-of-state students) to enroll at a California college or university, if you qualify for AB 540.
  4. Not required to show proof of either 1) legal residency status or 2) be in process to obtain legal residency status.
  5. Can receive private grants and scholarships
  6. Can make use of ITIN instead of SSN to pay taxes
  7. Can use ITIN, Matricula, Student ID on campus
  8. Eligible for all campus services