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Students at D.C.'s Wilson HS

Students at D.C.'s Wilson HS

The D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program is a federal program designed to help D.C. students pay for college at public institutions they might want to attend beyond the District’s one “in-state” option. But as debates around immigration enforcement heat up, one student alleges she was denied funding because of her parent’s immigration status. We explore the case and what it means for District residents.


  • Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC); @EleanorNorton
  • Burth López Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense And Education Fund (MALDEF); @Beelo679 ‏
  • Justin Gest Assistant Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

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