Undocumented Students: Map of State Policy Environments

We collaborated with the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good to field a national study of financial aid administrators. The resulting report, Reconciling Federal, State, and Institutional Policies Determining Educational Access for Undocumented Students: Implications for Professional Practice, examines existing public policy by state and provides guidance for institutional professionals operating within these constraints.

oregon: 140,000-325,000 unauthorized immigrantsArizona: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsNevada: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsArizona: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsUtah: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsColorado: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsNew Mexico: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsTexas: 1.65M - 2.55M Unauthorized ImmigrantsOklahoma: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsMinnesota: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsIowa: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsMissouri: 55,000 - 120,000Arkansas: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsLouisiana: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsWisconsin: 55,000 - 120,000Illinois: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsIndiana: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsMichigan: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsKentucky: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsOhio: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsTennessee: 140,000 - 325,000Alabama: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsFlorida: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsGeorgia: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsSouth Carolina: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsNorth Carolina: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsVirginia: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsMaryland: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsPennsylvania: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsNew York: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsConnecticut: 55,000 - 120,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsRhode Island: Less than 45,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsMassachusetts: 140,000 - 325,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsrestrictiveUnstipulatedAlaskaHawaiiNew Jersey: 400,000 - 825,000 Unauthorized ImmigrantsDelaware: Less than 45,000 Unauthorized Immigrants  

State policies are classified as inclusive, restrictive, or unstipulated. Mouseover a state to view its number of unauthorized immigrants, and click through to learn more about its policy details.