in-state tuition

Undocumented Immigrants In-state Tuition
6:13 am
Tue September 24, 2013

In-State Tuition For Undocumented Immigrants In Oregon

Classes begin next week at state universities around Oregon. This year Oregon becomes one of 15 states with a tuition equity program. That means some young undocumented immigrants will be paying in-state tuition rates rather than out-of-state rates that are three to four times higher.

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'Tuition Equity' Bill
4:06 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

'Tuition Equity' Signed, Driver Licenses For Undocumented Workers Introduced

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signs the state's 'tuition equity' bill.
Credit Office of the Governor

Students in the country illegally can now pay in-state tuition rates at Oregon universities. Gov. John Kitzhaber signed what’s known as the “tuition equity” bill into law Tuesday at a crowded ceremony in Salem.

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In-State Tuition Bill
4:12 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Oregon Senate Approves Bill To Offer Children Of Immigrants In-State Tuition

A group cheers the Oregon Senate's approval of a bill that would grant in-state tuition to the children of illegal immigrants.
Credit Virginia Alvino / Northwest News Network

After ten years of effort, immigrant rights advocates are celebrating the final vote to give in-state tuition rates to some undocumented students. The Oregon Senate approved the bill Thursday and Gov. John Kitzhaber says he plans to sign it.

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Undocumented Students
4:55 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Not Many Undocumented Students Expected To Use In-State Tuition

Jimmy Emerson Flickr

Originally published on Fri February 22, 2013 4:52 pm

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon House has approved a controversial bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state college tuition rates. Supporters called Friday’s vote historic. But not very many students are expected to actually take advantage of the measure.

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Tuition Equity
4:39 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Supporters Of 'Tuition Equity' Pack Hearing Rooms In Salem

Originally published on Thu February 14, 2013 4:01 pm

SALEM, Ore. – Supporters of a bill to allow some undocumented students to qualify for in-state tuition rates packed several hearing rooms at the Oregon Capitol Wednesday. They refer to the legislation as “tuition equity.” A House committee held a public hearing on the issue.

Among those to testify was Karla Castaneda, a junior at Parkrose High School in Portland.

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