AB 2210 "Exemption from Nonresident Tuition"
Education Code section 68075.6 grants an immediate nonresident tuition fee exemption
to eligible Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and refugee students who settled
in California upon entering the United States.This exemption is granted to one year
from the date the student settled in California upon entering the United States.
This exemption applies to the following:
- Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were employed by
or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq
- Afghan and Iragi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly
with the United States Armed Forces
- Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or
in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan
- Refugee students admitted to the United States under Section 1157 of Title 8 of the
United States Code