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.