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Wendy Ruiz, et al. v. Gerard Robinson, et al. - Florida tuition

"The state of Florida denied in-state college tuition rates to U.S. citizens living in the state but unable to prove the lawful immigration status of their parents – an unconstitutional policy that more than tripled the cost of tuition. The SPLC filed a federal lawsuit to end the practice...

U.S. citizen students in Florida sue over tuition rule

"A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Miami by Florida residents being charged out-of-state tuition rates to attend state colleges and universities. The students are American citizens — children who were born in the U.S. to [undocumented] immigrants — and they say Florida's...

Sins of the parents

"In the current race to the bottom to see which state can provide the most degraded and dehumanizing environment for undocumented immigrants, Arizona and Alabama have grabbed the headlines. But largely unnoticed, it is Florida, home to nearly one million Cuban refugees and their descendants...

Federal Court Strikes Down Florida Tuition Rule: Ruiz v. Robinson

"This case is about regulations of the Florida State Board of Education and the Florida Board of Governors that classify students who are United States citizens and reside in the State of Florida as "out of state" residents because their parents, who also reside in Florida, are undocumented...

Tuition Rulings 'Straightforward' - Olivas

"The latest ruling came on Friday from a federal court in Florida, which threw out state regulations defining American children of parents without legal immigration status as out-of-state residents, ineligible for tuition breaks given to state residents at public colleges and universities. ... In...

New Florida Laws on Tuition, Law Licenses

"Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed legislation over the weekend that allows students who are undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at Florida colleges and universities. House Bill 851 was a priority of House Republicans, including Speaker Will Weatherford, who overcame opposition...