Struggling for Opportunity
Undocumented AB 540 Students in the Latina/o Education Pipeline
Lindsay Perez Huber, Maria C. Malagon, and Daniel G. Solorzano
CSRC Research Report, Number 13
May 2009

Under AB 540 undocumented students are eligible to pay resident tuition at California's public colleges and universities. This report reviews the provisions of AB 540, describes a current legal challenge to the law, and evaluates the critical issues that undocumented AB 540 students face. It concludes with a set of recommendations for policy makers and school officials.