Appeals Court Weighs Arizona’s In-State Tuition For ‘Dreamers’

Arizona’s five-year fight over the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy resumed Tuesday morning, this time over college tuition rates.

The Maricopa County Community College District, which does not receive state funding, recognizes work permits as proof of Arizona residency. That allows DACA-protected students with valid work permits to apply for in-state tuition, often at less than a third of out-of-state rates.

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