Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education

Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education

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Rincon reviews the struggle by undocumented immigrant students to gain access to college by paying in-state tuition rates. These efforts, which have been successful in ten states, can be characterized as a human and civil rights struggle based on the fundamental premise that no group should be subjected to discrimination. Undocumented students seek equality under the law while affirming their humanity and thus their rights as human beings. Undocumented immigrants seek to overturn government and media images that portray them as qaliensq and qillegals, q devoid of all rights simply because they are working and living in a country other than the one in which they were born.... T. (2001, April 15). Busted from college because of where they were born. [Op- Ed ]. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 1, 2001 from ... V. (2003). Revised guidelines and information on AB 540 exemption from nonresident tuition.

Title:Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education
Author:Alejandra Rinc[n
Publisher:Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc - 2008


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