Georgia leaders debated for years whether the state should allow young immigrants to pay in-state college tuition if they are eligible to work without threat of deportation. Monday the U.S Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in an important
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The Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday against a group of young immigrants seeking in-state tuition at the state’s colleges and universities. The court’s ruling leaves the option for Georgia lawmakers to allow young immigrants to pay in-state tuition if they
Georgia’s highest court will hear arguments next week about a legal debate that some students say is keeping them from the in-state college tuition rates they deserve. Read more.
Many Georgia students started college for the first time this fall. That’s good news for Georgia as the state says it needs 250,000 additional college graduates to meet its workforce needs by 2020, according to Gov. Nathan Deal’s Complete College
Georgia’s Workforce Development, Economy Damaged by Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students
New federal policy provides Georgia an opportunity to increase access to higher education for many young Georgia immigrants who are now eligible to work without threat of deportation. Current policies that prevent these potential students from paying in-state tuition rates
State policies that lock out undocumented immigrants from college tuition benefits are a hindrance to the economy and waste an estimated $1 billion spent on educating those students in Georgia’s public schools, a new report argues. Read more.