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Rick Perry Tries Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

He, obviously, wants to follow the trail Bush blazed from the Texas governor's office to the Oval Office. However, this will be the second run for Perry, and he'll have to improve significantly on his previous performance to even have a chance of doing so.

Roque Planas

Judge Hands Arizona Dreamers Big Win With Tuition Ruling | Roque Planas | Posted 05.06.2015 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrants living in Arizona while their deportations are deferred are lawfully residing in the state and therefore eligible to pay in-st...

Why Does Georgia Force Young Immigrants to Look Elsewhere When Chasing the American Dream?

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Diana Umana was hoping to stay in Georgia to be close to her family and to be able to contribute to her community. But she is doubtful that she can afford the out-of-state tuition rate that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals grantees must pay to attend Georgia colleges. She will be looking for more affordable places elsewhere in the country to attend school.

4 Ways For Out-Of-State Students To Get In-State Tuition

| Posted 12.15.2014 | Teen

So you just got into this fantastic college that makes your parents sigh with relief. There's just one catch—you're an out-of-state student, and the...

Florida Senate Approves In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Immigrants

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After a sharply-charged debate that touched on the law, immigration and America, a divided Florida Senate voted Thursday in...

Will Florida Grant In-state Tuition to Undocumented Students?

Juan Escalante | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Juan Escalante

With so much back and forth on the issue, it will be up to both Democrats and Republicans to come together and ensure that this is a victory for both Florida and undocumented youth, not their political parties.

Florida Politicians Confused About In-State Tuition

Ediberto Roman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

Lately, Florida headlines have been filled with conservative political leaders coming out in support of DREAMers. While what follows may be slightly confusing to some, and has even confused one of the country's top law firms hired to advise our state's flagship university, let's examine the issue.

Samantha Lachman

Emilio Vicente Runs To Help All Undocumented Students | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrant Emilio Vicente is on the ballot Tuesday in North Carolina. The job is short-term but offers a significant platform: Vicente, a ...

Lawmakers Seek In-State Tuition Rates For Veterans

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is nearing passage Monday of legislation that would require public universities around the country to charge veterans in...

Progress For Immigrants, One Tuition Bill At A Time

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 02.02.2014 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state's flagship p...

Chris Christie: Undocumented Students Can Pay In-State Tuition

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Students who are undocumented immigrants will be allowed to pay lower, in-state tuition at New Jersey public universities and col...

Arizona Refuses To Drop Lawuit Over In-State Tuition

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Activists clashed with Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne on Monday over his refusal to drop a state lawsuit against community colleges offering in-st...

Support the North Carolina 'One State, One Rate' Campaign

Emilio Vicente | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Emilio Vicente

We are calling on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's first public university, to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students.

A Reason To Second-Guess Staying Close To Home

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2013 | College

Tuition for in-state students at public colleges rose faster than nonresident rates, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education r...

Undocumented Immigrants Not Taking Advantage Of Huge Financial Break

Politico | Posted 07.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Fifteen states have passed laws allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges — a huge incentive for lower-income kids...

Support Let's Learn: Access to Higher Education for Undocumented Students in NC

Emilio Vicente | Posted 04.09.2013 | College
Emilio Vicente

The undocumented students I know are motivated and want to better themselves and their communities, so why should they struggle because of immigration status -- because they weren't lucky enough to be born in the U.S.?

Tyler Kingkade

Military Vets Get Forced To Pay Thousands Extra For College | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.20.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- After serving in the military, Andrew Sammons returned to home to the house where he lived with his wife in North Carolina and decided to ...

Tancredo Says Metro Lawsuit "Probably Going Nowhere"

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo told me this week that his idea to sue Metro State University for offering a reduced tuition rate to the children of illegal immigrants is "probably going nowhere."

Massachusetts Grants In-State Tuition To Undocumented

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrants who qualify for deferred deportation will get tuition breaks at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts. An unna...

Elise Foley

Kris Kobach Convinces GOP To Toughen Immigration Platform | Elise Foley | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the author of Arizona's SB 1070 immigration bill, ensured on Tuesday that the Republican Party platform will al...

Where College Is Getting Most Expensive

SmartMoney | ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS | Posted 08.15.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: For parents concerned about the rising cost of college, financial advisers have traditionally recommended public universities. After al...

Will Student Loan Default Cause the Next Recession?

Pamela Yellen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money
Pamela Yellen

With the costs of higher education high and rising, it's important for families to start planning for college early. Yet most people don't know the pitfalls to traditional college savings plans.

Don't Let College Rejections Stand in Your Way

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 05.26.2012 | College
Rebecca Joseph

May 1 is the national college decision day. So that means seniors and their families need to spend the next five weeks making some very powerful college decisions.

A Cloudy Day in the History of the Sunshine State

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 04.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

Lack of courage from our leaders in Tallahassee has put in jeopardy the future of Latinos in Florida and the future of our state.

Hey Florida Leaders: You Have a Rare Opportunity to Support the Right to Education

Ediberto Roman | Posted 04.07.2012 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

Florida leaders, the question is simple: do you want to be known to be like the economically irresponsible Alabama politicians, or do you want to support everyone's right to education?