undocumented students http://wemu.org en EMU Approves In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students from Michigan High Schools http://wemu.org/post/emu-approves-state-tuition-undocumented-students-michigan-high-schools <p>Undocumented immigrants that have attended a Michigan High School for at least three years will soon be able to pay in-state tuition rates at Eastern Michigan University.&nbsp; The board of regents Tuesday unanimously approved the policy change that will take affect in the fall. &nbsp;<br /><br />President Susan Martin says hopefully more of these students that are part of our community will come to E-M-U, but it may be difficult to put a specific number on the increase.<br /><br />The new policy was originally pushed by the E-M-U student government who researched options and voted in favor of this change last month.&nbsp; Student Body President Desmond Miller says they estimate less than 20 undocumented students are currently studying at E-M-U and is confident that number will climb.<br /><br />E-M-U now joins the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and Washtenaw Community College to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students from Michigan high schools.<br /><br />The regents also approved a policy change to give all honorably discharged or medically separated U-S Military veterans with one-year of active duty service in-state tuition. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:49:09 +0000 Andrew Cluley 38833 at http://wemu.org Helping Undocumented Students Pay for College http://wemu.org/post/helping-undocumented-students-pay-college <p>Eastern Michigan University student leaders are trying to create a fund to assist undocumented students from Michigan communities.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:59:14 +0000 Andrew Cluley 21946 at http://wemu.org