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Veterans Win In-State Tuition Benefit

By Adrienne Lu, Stateline.org As president of the Collegiate Veterans Association at Florida State University, Abby Kinch often heard from veterans who ran into a stumbling block before they even started their college careers. Veterans new to the state who enrolled at Florida State soon discovered they had to pay out-of-state tuition for their first […]

August 25, 2014
Immigrants, Donald Trump

Drawing Undocumented Immigrants Out Of The Shadows

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver’s licenses and providing them with welfare or Medicaid benefits. Sixteen states […]

July 22, 2014

Supreme Court to California: Your Immigrant College Students May Attend In Peace

By refusing to hear a challenge to the California law that allows local high school graduates–regardless of their immigration status–to pay in-state tuition at local public universities, the U.S. Supreme Court avoided wading into the fires of the immigration debate in a way that riled up anti-immigration activists. A Los Angeles Times editorial, which praised […]

June 8, 2011