In a close vote, New York lawmakers in the state Senate blocked passage of a measure that would have made some undocumented immigrants eligible for state financial aid packages.
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March 18, 2014
March 13, 2014
Lawmakers in both states are haggling over legislation that seeks to make public colleges and universities more affordable to high school graduates who lack legal immigration status.
February 19, 2014
Complaint filed with federal civil rights officials says two unaccompanied minors were either barred or discouraged from enrolling in public schools.
February 04, 2014
Scholarships would pay up to 100 percent of tuition and fees for eligible students who attend one of 12 partner colleges or universities.
January 27, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, wants to bring 50,000 skilled immigrants to Detroit to kick start its battered economy.
January 22, 2014
A Democrat-backed bill in Congress would offer financial incentives to states that make college more affordable to undocumented students.
December 13, 2013
The organization will expand its recruitment pool to include candidates who have received temporary relief from deportation and authorization to work.
December 11, 2013
The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School wins recognition for its success in integrating adult immigrants and English-language learners into the community.
December 03, 2013
Demographic shifts and low achievement levels for English-learners are prompting Iowa education officials to examine how to improve services.
November 04, 2013
The state of Alabama has agreed to block several provisions of the state's anti-immigration law to settle lawsuits filed by civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice.