Tag Archives: undocumented students

Regents want to boost college enrollment — but the answer is right there in front of them

What can the Board of Regents do to boost flat enrollment in the University System? Some surprisingly simple things . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , undocumented students , University System

House moves to quash ‘sanctuary campuses’

House passes bill that would cut off state funding to private colleges that become “sanctuary campuses” . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , sanctuary campuses , Stacey Evans , undocumented students

Two universities will now admit undocumented students

Two more public colleges in Georgia, because of stagnant or declining enrollment, will admit undocumented students . . .

Tags: undocumented students , University System

Court rules against Latino students on tuition lawsuit

The Board of Regents’ policy of charging higher tuition to undocumented students is upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , tuition , undocumented students

Political Notes – Tyrone Brooks steps down after 35 years in the House

One of Georgia’s longest-serving legislators, Tyrone Brooks, resigned his seat in the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Emory University , fraud charges , McKenna Long , Tyrone Brooks , undocumented students

Immigrant students get a hearing, but no legislative vote

Senate committee holds a hearing, but will not vote, on a bill to allow undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition rates . . .

Tags: DACA , Fran Millar , in-state tuition , Nan Orrock , undocumented students , University System

Tuition lawsuit for immigrant students is dismissed

A lawsuit seeking lower tuition rates for undocumented college students is dismissed in Fulton County Superior Court . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , tuition , undocumented students

Latino activists disrupt regents meeting, demand in-state tuition

Latino activists demand the Board of Regents end the policy of charging higher tuition rates to undocumented college students . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Latino demonstrators , out-of-state tuition , undocumented students , University System

Political Notes – For the globe-trotting governor, next stop is Turkey

Gov. Nathan Deal will lead a Georgia delegation later this month on an international business trip to Turkey; Atlanta works out an agreement to get more time to renovate its water-sewer system . . .

Tags: Atlanta sewer repairs , Board of Regents , Dan Papp , Department of Driver Services , DNR Foundation , driver\'s licenses , drug laws , Ed Garland , gpb , Jessica Colotl , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Turkey , undocumented students

Immigrant student bill does not come up for a vote

Speaker David Ralston keeps this session’s anti-immigrant bill bottled up, does not allow a vote on it prior to adjournment . . .

Tags: Chip Rogers , David Ralston , immigration , undocumented students , University System