An Arizona nonprofit was honored here Tuesday for its push to win in-state tuition for students who were brought to this country illegally as children, a change that organizers said has moved the state from an “epicenter of hate toward immigrants into an epicenter of hope.”
The passage of Proposition 308 undoes the passage of Proposition 300, a measure which barred undocumented students from accessing in-state tuition in 2006 and reflects a shifting sentiment on immigration in Arizona.
Now, she and other advocates are gearing up for a campaign to convince voters next year that making it possible for young people who are in the U.S. without legal status to attend college is both the right thing to do for those individuals and benefits the state as a whole.
A Senate panel took the first steps Tuesday to reversing a policy that denies in-state tuition to "dreamers'' at state universities and community colleges.
Gov. Doug Ducey announced the completion of the controversial 202 South Mountain Freeway decades in the making, but he couldn’t say when it will open.
Barred from receiving in-state tuition at Arizona community colleges and universities, DACA recipients could still get a break on the cost of tuition under a Republican-backed bill.
During his time at MAG, Dennis Smith was instrumental in developing the region’s 911 system and led the charge on passing two successful transportation taxes.
Immigrant youths who are protected from deportation under a federal program say they deserve to pay in-state tuition rates at Arizona universities.
Carina Montes, an A-grade high school student and JROTC member, would normally have good chances as she applies for college scholarships. But Proposition 300, a voter-approved law that requires students who can’t prove citizenship to pay out-of-state tuition and denies them access to state and federal financial aid, is preventing even some of the most qualified students from getting access to a [...]