Support For AB 2114 (SOLIS): Postsecondary Education: Student
AS-2161-93/AA - May 6-7,1993
ATTACHMENT TO AS-2159-93/AA
WHEREAS, At present, a student classified as a nonresident is required to pay
nonresident tuition in addition to any other fees; and
WHEREAS, The residence of an unmarried minor citizen is required to be derived
from his or her parents; and
WHEREAS, AB 2114 (Solis) would authorize unmarried minor citizens to establish
their own residence if their parents are precluded by the Immigration and Nationality
Act from establishing domicile in the United States; and
WHEREAS, AB 2114 (Solis) would make public higher education accessible to
students who otherwise could not afford to attend; and
WHEREAS, AB 2114 (Solis) establishes four criteria to be used to determine a
person's "reasonable likelihood" of remaining in the United States:
- He or she graduated from a high school in California.
- 2. He or she entered the United States as a minor and attended school in
California for three or more years.
- 3. He or she has filed a timely application to obtain a change of status from
the Immigration and Naturalization Service to a classification that permits him or
her to remain in the United States indefinitely.
- 4. He or she is currently enrolled at an institution of higher education in
California under a determination that he or she is a resident of California
WHEREAS, The Academic Senate of the California State University continues to
support maximum access to public higher education; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Academic Senate of the California State University support
AB 2114 (Solis); and be it further
RESOLVED, That the Academic Senate CSU urge the Chancellor to support AB 2114
(Solis); and be it further
RESOLVED, That the Academic Senate CSU communicate its support of AB 2114
(Solis) to the Academic Senate of the California Community Colleges.
APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY - May 7, 1993