"Texas is dealing pragmatically and humanely with a consequence of failed federal immigration policy. Are
you listening Mitt Romney? If the GOP nominates and the nation elects
to the White House, a candidate who misunderstands these basic facts,
the likelihood of ever substantially addressing...
"Born and raised in Miami, Ruiz is a U.S. citizen. But in the eyes of
Florida’s higher education system, she’s a dependent student whose
parents are undocumented immigrants — and not considered legal Florida
residents . As such, Ruiz is charged
"In a nondescript room on the University of Texas campus, about 20
students chattered and laughed before Daniel Olvera called the meeting
to order. One by one, they introduced themselves: the mechanical
engineering major who's building a computer program that analyzes MRI
images of the...
fortunate that private universities like Dominican make a conscious
effort to help undocumented students. Merit and private scholarships
will cover two-thirds of her tuition. Dominican University President Donna Carroll said it is part of her
school’s Catholic mission to...
"Just in case undocumented students receiving in-state tuition at Texas
public colleges and universities forget that they pledged to apply for
permanent residency status as soon as possible, a new rule approved
today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board requires their institutions...
"A group of Silicon Valley technology leaders, impatient with attempts
to rewrite immigration laws, is funding efforts to help undocumented
youths attend college, find jobs and stay in the country despite their
The group includes Jeff Hawkins, inventor of the Palm Pilot;...
"Gov. John Kitzhaber on Tuesday morning signed into law a bill that grants in-state tuition to undocumented Oregon high school graduates who meet certain criteria. "Friends, a dream has become a reality," Kitzhaber said after signing the bill, which he described as a "long overdue...
"The University of Michigan on Thursday decided to let immigrants living in the country illegally pay lower, in-state tuition, a victory for activists who said one of the nation’s most prestigious schools is financially out of a reach for high school graduates living in the state without legal...