Support For AB 2114 (SOLIS): Postsecondary Education: Student Residency Requirements

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:

  1. He or she graduated from a high school in California.


  2. 2. He or she entered the United States as a minor and attended school in California for three or more years.


  3. 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. 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

;and

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



 
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