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Students and activists demonstrate outside case hearing in Phoenix, Arizona after the state attorney sues to remove their right to in-state tuition Help support The Real News by making a donation today: http://therealnews.com/donate
The proposal will be discussed with the regents next month.
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The Arizona Court of Appeals overruled a decision that gave undocumented immigrants access to in-state tuition.
Students who live out of state and wish to attend Arizona State University in the fall could see rise in tuition costs. Torrence Dunham has how much it could cost and why its needed for the school.
1. The university of arizona ranks about 200 places higher than ASU. 2. The U of A has just one campus in Tucson, Arizona. 3. ASU is split up into four different campuses. 4. The U of A provides an education to around 42,000 students. ASU has a population of an enormous over 83,000 students. 5. The University of Arizona is a much better school in every single way, shape, and form academics, the campus, Greek life, the population to sports. 6. UA is Slightly More Difficult to Get In: (76.4% vs. 82.9% Acceptance Rate) 7. UA Students Graduate More in 6 Years: (61% vs. 59% Graduation Rate) 8. ASU Tempe Has Slightly Hotter Summer Weather: (88°F vs. 86°F) 9. ASU Tempe Offers Considerably Cheaper Out-of-State Tuition: ($25,458 USD vs. $32,630 USD)
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The board that governs Arizona's three state universities voted to still offer in-state tuition for certain undocumented immigrants. (Thursday, June 29, 2017)
Arizona's attorney general is suing the state university system over its decision to keep providing lower in-state tuition rates for immigrants granted deferred deportation status.
Facts: Arizona taxpayers challenged the constitutionality of Arizona's tuition tax credit in an Arizona federal district court. They alleged the tax credit violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment because it funneled money to private religious schools. The district court dismissed the case. On appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed, holding that the taxpayers had standing to bring their suit and had alleged a viable Establishment Clause claim. Question: Do the plaintiffs lack standing because they cannot allege that the Arizona tuition tax credit involves the appropriation or expenditure of state funds? Conclusion: Yes. The Supreme Court overturned the lower court in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy. The majority held that the challengers to...