Amazing how far we’ve come. Not long ago – in fact just before the gubernatorial election - Governor Christie told the Latino Leadership Alliance in New Brunswick that he was in favor of the DREAM Act. The law gives the children of undocumented parents the ability to attend college here in the state …
While many are hailing the immigration tuition law as a great opportunity for those children of illegal immigrants in New Jersey, there are some who feel there is still more than needs to be done to help these students.
Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Tuesday granting in-state tuition to immigrant students who lack legal status, hailing it as a way to equalize opportunities and as a pragmatic step toward getting a better taxpayer return on investment in education.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reached a compromise with the state Senate leader on a bill easing college tuition costs for students in the U.S. illegally, and said he's owed an apology by anyone who doubted his commitment to enacting immigrant tuition legislation.
A little over a month ago, the Governor made the surprising announcement to the Latin Leadership Alliance that he supported tuition equality for all – eschewing his previous position that to grant in-state tuition rates to undocumented students wasn’t practical...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is prepared to sign legislation easing college tuition costs for thousands of students in the U.S. illegally if the Legislature agrees that these students cannot qualify for state financial aid.
Fresh off a convincing re-election victory in which he split the Hispanic vote with his Democratic opponent, Gov. Chris Christie is now taking heat from the same constituency that could greatly enhance his chances in a 2016 presidential run.