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Court Rejects Denial of Aid Based on Applicant's Mother's Immigration Status

August 9, 2012
 

A New Jersey appeals court ruled that the state illegally denied student aid to a woman who is a U.S. citizen, but whose mother lacks the legal right to reside in the United States, the Associated Press reported. The court ruled that there was no reason to judge the student based on anything but her legal status to be in the United States.

 

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