Gay Student Files Suit, Says Denied Tuition BreakA Florida Atlantic University student, after being denied in-state tuition, is asking an appellate court to recognize his same-sex marriage.
Florida Senate Approves In-State Tuition Bill The Florida Senate passed a bill Thursday allowing students who are living in the country illegally to qualify for in-state college tuition rates.
Fla. Senate Revives In-State Tuition Break There's been a small victory of sorts for those who support in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students.
Immigrant Advocates Want Gov. Scott To Push Senate For Tuition Break As state lawmakers enter the final week of the 60 day session, immigrant advocates are asking Gov. Rick Scott to employ more political muscle to convince them to pass a bill which will allow thousands of youths living in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition for the state's colleges.
Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.
Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship ProgramThe future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.
FL House Passes In-State Tuition BillA lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through LegislatureEven as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.
House Passes Bill That OKs In-State Tuition For Citizen Kids Of ImmigrantsOn Friday, the House approved a bill that would guarantee in-state tuition rates for children who are U.S. citizens but whose parents are undocumented immigrants.
Fla. Board Approves Differing University Tuition IncreasesA splintered Florida Board of Governors approved a variety of tuition increases for 11 of the state's 12 public universities following a chaotic meeting that featured changing votes and shifting coalitions.
Senate Committee Shoots Down Immigrant Tuition BillThe state’s Senate Judiciary Committee has voted down a bill which would have allowed certain illegal immigrants to pay the in-state tuition rate at Florida’s public colleges and universities.
Florida Lawmakers Offer Dream Act BillTwo Democratic state lawmakers, one from Miami, have offered a bill for the 2012 legislative session that would create a pathway for undocumented immigrants to get in-state tuition.