Sunday, September 20, 2020

Arizona Court Denies In-State Tuition for Dreamers with DACA

The Arizona Court of Appeals recently overturned a ruling that allowed young DACA immigrants to pay in-state tuition at the state’s public colleges and universities. In 2015, a judge ruled that DACA recipients were considered legally present in the U.S. and therefore qualified for state benefits. “I’m so close to the finish line, I waited […]

Florida Senate Panel Blocks Immigration Tuition Bill

Florida’s Senate Higher Education Committee blocked a bill this Tuesday that, if passed, would have granted in-state tuition for certain children born in the U.S. to undocumented immigrants. The conditions of the Senate bill in question, SB 1018, would have allowed those children to pay in-state tuition provided that they graduated from a Florida high […]

Maryland pushes for Its Own Dream Act

The state Senate in Maryland is set to vote on a version of the Dream Act today that would give undocumented students the opportunity to attend a four-year university in the state and qualify for in-state tuition if they graduate from a Maryland high school. The bill, SB 167, sponsored by Sen. Victor Ramirez, the […]

Neb. Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Related to In-state Tuition for Undocumented Students

A judge in Nebraska tossed out an anti-immigrant lawsuit on Friday aimed at undocumented students who are eligible for in-state college tuition. The lawsuit by six Nebraskans who claimed their taxes were being spent in violation of federal law was dismissed by Jefferson County District Judge Paul Korslund.  He ruled that they should have first […]