This month, the Republican-dominated General Assembly is intent on overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a ban on the state-funded A+ Scholarship being awarded to some undocumented immigrants. The problem is that it would also hurt students who are lawfully present through the Department of Homeland Security.
This month, the Republican-dominated General Assembly is intent on overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a ban on the state-funded A+ Scholarship being awarded to some undocumented immigrants. The problem is that it would also hurt students who are lawfully present through the Department of Homeland Security. File photo by Emily Michot The Miami Herald
This month, the Republican-dominated General Assembly is intent on overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a ban on the state-funded A+ Scholarship being awarded to some undocumented immigrants. The problem is that it would also hurt students who are lawfully present through the Department of Homeland Security. File photo by Emily Michot The Miami Herald

Missouri legislators will hurt our future if they deny higher education aid to some immigrant students

September 01, 2015 07:42 PM