College Tuition and Undocumented Immigrants


Subject:
College and University Education , Education , Law by Place (U.S. States & non-U.S.) , Emigration & Immigration , States in General , Immigrant Students , Tuition , Undocumented Immigrants

Description:
Overview of the issues concerning the provision in the federal Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 that prohibits states "from offering in-state tuition rates to unauthorized immigrant students unless other U.S. citizens are eligible for the same rate," and the resulting state laws that do allow in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. From the National Conference of State Legislatures, a "bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's 50 states." Some broken links.

Publisher:
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ncsl.org/programs/educ/undocimmigrant.htm


PID= res:lii-20065