No Citizenship May Mean No College for Some Longtime Arkansas Residents

Arkansas Times | July 11, 2008
As a graduate of an Arkansas high school, Cecilia might have been eligible for in-state tuition until recently. The state high school diploma signaled residency; state schools are not required to gather information on citizenship from applicants. Then, after an AP article reported that undocumented students might be enrolled as residents, Gov. Mike Beebe directed the state Department of Higher Education to make sure colleges had stopped the practice.

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The Arkansas Times, founded in 1974, publishes the most widely read politics and news blog in the state and a monthly magazine. Located in the economic, political and cultural center of Arkansas — Greater Little Rock — where almost half...
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