Why DACA Students Must Be Able To Pay In-State Tuition in Georgia

Charles Kuck Blog, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Earlier today, June 15, 2017,  I presented arguments on behalf of DACA recipients in Georgia the Georgia Court of Appeals, seeking to sustain the decision of the Fulton County Superior Court Chief Judge (Judge Tusan), in ordering the Georgia Board of Regents to consider all DACA recipients eligible for in-state tuition, if they otherwise meet the tuition requirements.  Here is …

When Can A DACA Student Pay In-State Tuition In Georgia? Now!

Charles Kuck Blog Leave a Comment

On December 30, 2016, Judge Gail S. Tusan, Chief Judge of the Fulton County Superior Court ordrered the Georgia Board of Regents: to perform their duty in applying the federal definition of lawful presence as it relates to students who are DACA Recipients and to grant them in-state tuition status. This is the Court’s final order in this matter . …

Why Georgia DACA Students are Entitled to In State Tuition

Charles Kuck Blog Leave a Comment

Ever since President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program the question has been asked in Georgia by DACA beneficiaries, can I now pay “in-state” tuition at Georgia Colleges and Universities?  The question is simple, but the answer is complicated because of the differences between “lawful status” and “lawful presence,” terms that are poorly understood outside of …