Toolkit | Access to Postsecondary Education

Toolkit | Access to Postsecondary Education


CONTENTS


Background on Tuition Equity Measures


State Laws & Policies

Maps: State Laws & Policies on Access to Higher Education for Immigrants

Table: Laws & Policies Improving Access to Higher Education for Immigrants

States with Pending Bills on Access to Higher Education for Immigrants

Model Language: Tuition Equity


Student Profiles


Estimates of Eligible Students


Sample State Fiscal Analyses

Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New YorkOregon, Texas, Washington


Social & Economic Impact of Improving Access to Higher Education for Immigrant Students

General Findings from a 2008 Report

Investing in Post-Secondary Education Yields Higher Earnings and Increased State Revenues

Tuition Equity Policies Reduce Drop-Out Rates and Increase Access to College

A State’s Economic Competitiveness Depends on Maintaining a Highly Educated Populace

Resources on Social & Economic Contributions of Immigrants


Public Opinion: The Public Supports Increasing Access to Higher Education for Immigrant Students


Legal Challenges

Tuition Equity Laws Have Withstood Legal Challenges

Banning Students from Enrolling in Postsecondary Institutions


Resources for Organizers

Framing the Message: Improving Access to Higher Education for a State’s High School Graduates, Regardless of Their Status

Letters, Testimony & Videos

Organizing Packets

Fact Sheets & One-Pagers

Myths v. Facts | Petitions | Action Alerts

News Articles & News Videos


Resources on Financial Aid, Scholarships & Student Advocacy Groups

Resources on Financial Aid & Scholarships for Students Regardless of Status

Immigrant Rights, Student Advocacy Groups & Other Resources


Toolkit Corrections or Suggestions

Please send any corrections or suggestions to Tanya Broder.