US HB3391 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 40-0)
Status: Introduced on June 20 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-20 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Pending: House Education and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To Offer Refugees College Help (TORCH) Act This bill requires states to charge in-state tuition rates for institutions of higher education to refugees, asylees, and special immigrant visa holders if they are lawfully in the United States. This requirement only applies to the first state where the individual lives after being admitted into the United States.

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Title

To Offer Refugees College Help (TORCH) Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-20HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
2019-06-20HouseIntroduced in House

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