H.R.3391: To Offer Refugees College Help (TORCH) Act

Overview

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.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.3391

Date Introduced

June 20, 2019

Committee

House Education and Labor Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled