8 U.S.C. § 1623 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 8. Aliens and Nationality § 1623. Limitation on eligibility for preferential treatment of aliens not lawfully present on basis of residence for higher education benefits
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Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States shall not be eligible on the basis of residence within a State (or a political subdivision) for any postsecondary education benefit unless a citizen or national of the United States is eligible for such a benefit (in no less an amount, duration, and scope) without regard to whether the citizen or national is such a resident.
This section shall apply to benefits provided on or after July 1, 1998.
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