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Texas colleges and universities get $2 billion in federal stimulus money. Half must go directly to struggling students.

The federal government also announced that undocumented and international students can now receive those emergency funds, too, rolling back a Trump administration rule that allowed schools to distribute grants only to students who qualified for federal financial aid.

The Austin Community College Riverside campus on Feb. 27, 2019.

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