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IN-STATE TUITION AND UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANTS

tuition Fifteen states currently allow in-state tuition benefits for certain unauthorized immigrant students through legislation since the federal law sought to preempt states in 1996. Since 2001, Congress has been considering bipartisan legislation to repeal this provision and help certain immigrant students gain legal status.

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E-VERIFY

E-Verify E-Verify is a federal program to help employers verify work authorization of new employees. This FAQ describes E-Verify, state legislation, Congressional proposals, and the 2011 Supreme Court ruling upholding Arizona's 2007 law.

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OVERVIEW | EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

This section includes issue briefs on instate tuition and unauthorized immigrants (“DREAM”).  It also includes information on E-Verify and state actions. 

 

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