Notre Dame to admit students in U.S. without permission

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The University of Notre Dame will begin allowing students living in the United States without legal permission to attend the school.

Associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment Don Bishop says the change in policy will strengthen the incoming class and give deserving young people the chance for a Notre Dame education.

Notre Dame announced the change in policy on Thursday. Notre Dame is a Roman Catholic university with about 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students who come from all 50 states and 100 countries.

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