Nearly half of U.S. states now allow in-state tuition for immigrant students

BY: - August 19, 2023

When Cristian Dubon Solis was getting ready to graduate from a Boston high school in 2020, he started planning to apply to college. It was only then he realized that as an immigrant lacking permanent legal status, he wouldn’t qualify for in-state tuition at Massachusetts state universities, nor for state-sponsored financial aid. With no way to […]

Public schools banned from sheltering migrants under bill passed by U.S. House

BY: - July 21, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House has passed a bill to bar the use of public K-12 school facilities to provide shelter for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. The bill, approved 222-201, is known as the “Schools Not Shelters Act” and is a rebuke of the Biden administration’s immigration policy. If enacted into law, public […]

Immigrant advocates protest near the U.S. Capitol on 6/15/22 (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/The Conversation)

Young immigrants are turning to social media to engage on politics and elections | Opinion

BY: - October 12, 2022

And they're doing it even if they're ineligible to vote.