States are increasingly passing laws aimed at integrating immigrants into our communities. One recent trend in pro-immigrant legislation relates to affordable higher education for immigrant youth. In May 2014, Florida became the 20th state to extend eligibility for in-state tuition at public universities and colleges to its undocumented residents. In this podcast, CLINIC interviews Ingrid Delgado of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops about Florida’s new tuition equity law and some of the advocacy strategies that contributed to this legislative success.
Date recorded: May 28, 2014