While the country is politically divided on immigration issues, the PPIC Statewide Survey has found some bipartisan agreement in California.
The DACA program has been particularly significant in California—home to 70,000 “Dreamers” and other undocumented immigrants who attend public colleges.
Graduates say their investment in college was worth it, according to national survey data. But they are less satisfied with their choices of colleges, majors, or degrees.
In California, median household net worth is almost four times higher for adults with at least a bachelor’s degree ($356,000) than for high school graduates ($95,000).
Despite uncertainty at the federal level, California is making steady progress toward creating a system to regulate the legal use of marijuana.
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