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Undocumented immigrant has UCLA doctorate degree in sight

For an undocumented immigrant living in the Los Angeles area, going to college can be a big mountain to climb. It takes guts to put yourself out there and apply for college after living for so long in the shadows without citizenship status. This was the case for one young Latino woman who is currently [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:08:18+00:00April 5th, 2013|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Undocumented immigrant has UCLA doctorate degree in sight

California among states allowing residency, in-state tuition

Many families in California raise their kids with the hope that they will, which may include the opportunity to attend college. However, many undocumented immigrants have had trouble overcoming the often prohibitive cost of a college education. Until California policymakers permitted undocumented immigrants to claim residency in our state, those who sought a college education [...]

By |2018-04-25T15:50:17+00:00November 23rd, 2012|Categories: Family Immigration, Financial, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on California among states allowing residency, in-state tuition

US citizens with illegal immigrant parents spared unjust tuition

The state of Florida was attempting to charge students who were born in the United States and lived in Florida incredible tuition rates simply because their parents are illegal immigrants. Even though they are U.S. citizens, the Florida students were going to be hit with out-of-state tuition rates (which could have been three times what [...]

By |2018-03-16T16:13:02+00:00September 14th, 2012|Categories: Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on US citizens with illegal immigrant parents spared unjust tuition

Illegal immigrants keep pushing for college education

According to a College Board report, roughly 65,000 illegal immigrants graduate from U.S. high schools every year; and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities believes that anywhere between 5% and 10% of those young people move on and attend a college. A college education is a very valuable asset in today's world, and [...]

By |2018-04-03T20:26:11+00:00May 11th, 2012|Categories: Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Illegal immigrants keep pushing for college education