Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Legal, financial hurdles block college for aliens

Some of the links to articles on this blog go dead if you don't read them in a few days. This article orginally appeared in the Record a few weeks ago, but here it is again. Scroll down to find a summary of policies at NJ Colleges.

Legal, financial hurdles block college for aliens: "But even though he's lived in the city six years, Juarez learned from his guidance counselor that because he's an illegal immigrant, Rutgers would charge him out-of-state tuition."

"The 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act forbade states from granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants based on residency because those students would be paying less than out-of-state U.S. citizens."


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