Undocumented Student Tuition: Resources

Undocumented Student Tuition: Resources

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Academic Resources

Abrego, " I Can't Go To College Because I Don't Have Papers:" Incorporation Patterns of Latino Undocumented Youth

Flores, State Dream Acts: The Effect of In-State Resident Tuition Policies on the College Enrollment of Undocumented Latino Students in the United States

Huber & Malagon, Silenced Struggles: The Experiences of Latina and Latino Undocumented College Students in California

Ovlivas, Undocumented College Students, Taxation, and Financial Aid: A Technical Note

Robinson, In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students in Utah

Recent Articles

Inside Higher Ed, Hot Button Decisions in California

The Washington Post, Gov. Martin O’Malley signs immigrant tuition bill into law in Maryland

Stateline, Immigrant students win DREAM Act in Maryland but face opposition elsewhere

Los Angeles Times, Illegal immigrants can qualify for in-state tuition, court rules

The Boston Globe, Case deepens immigration debate

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia major player in national immigration debate

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia, other states question how to treat undocumented students

The Washington Post, Students disclose immigration status as push for immigration law reform

Policy Organizations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities,State Policies Regarding Undocumented College Students: A Narrative of Unresolved Issues, Ongoing Debate and Missed Opportunities

College Board Advocacy, Young Lives on Hold: The College Dreams of Undocumented Students

Congressional Research Service, Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis

Institute for Higher Education Policy, Opening the Door to the American Dream

Pew Hispanic Center, A Portrait of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States

Advocacy Organizations 

Supporting In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Undocumented Students in the College Admission Process

National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Keeping the Dream Alive: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students

National Immigration Law Center (NILC), Immigrant Student Adjustment

Opposing In-State Tuition for Undocumented Student

Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), Immigration Issues

Opposing Federal DREAM Legislation

Americans for Legal Immigration (ALI-PAC), DREAM Act Amnesty Still a Dream

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