The skyrocketing cost of college has been on hold statewide for the last few years. And Governor O’Malley’s proposed budget will keep it that way.
The approval of Maryland’s Dream Act by popular vote should help spur the idea in other states to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they meet certain qualifications, supporters said Friday.
Supporters of the state’s Dream Act are making a call to action to voters. The measure will be on the November ballot, and opponents are rallying their backers too.
Supporters of same-sex marriage are teaming up with backers of in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in hopes of building more support for two ballot questions in Maryland in November.
Supporters of a measure to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Maryland colleges in certain circumstances are mobilizing for a referendum in November.
A judge has ruled a measure allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants is subject to referendum.
A mix of political circumstances in Maryland is prompting a variety of state lawmakers to make congressional bids this year.
Eleven states have laws allowing the children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state rates if they meet certain requirements.
Opponents of the Dream Act are confident that there are enough votes to kill the referendum. But its supporters go to court to stop it from appearing on the ballot.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is scheduled to certify that opponents to allowing in-state tuition for certain illegal immigrants have enough signatures to put the measure on next year’s ballot.
A petition drive against a measure allowing certain illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Maryland colleges has succeeded in gathering enough signatures to put the legislation on the ballot.
Undocumented students say thanks for the dream. Students who stand to gain from Maryland’s soon-to-be-enacted in-state tuition break are holding a thank you rally at City Hall Tuesday night.