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In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students: Not Quite Yet

Title: In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students: Not Quite Yet
Author: Eckstein, Megan
Publisher: The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, D.C.
Copyright: 2009
Abstract/Synopsis:

http://chronicle.com/article/In-State-Tuition-for-Undocu/44298/

"Members of Congress are gearing up for a battle over educational benefits for undocumented students.

At issue is the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, known as the Dream Act, which would allow states to charge illegal immigrants in-state tuition and would provide a multistep path to citizenship for some residents who were brought to the United States illegally as children.

Supporters say the bill, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on March 26, is the fairest way to deal with undocumented students and would strengthen the economy by creating a more educated work force. Opponents say it would reward bad behavior, fueling further waves of illegal immigration."

(To access article with Harvard ID/PIN: http://chronicle.com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/article/In-State-Tuition-...)

 

Language: English
Periodical: Chronicle of Higher Education
Volume: 55
Number: 35


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