Young immigrants no longer eligible for nursing licenses at some Arkansas colleges

Posted: October 7, 2017 at 4:16 a.m.

At least two Arkansas nursing colleges have informed current students who received federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals protections that they cannot obtain state professional licenses because of their legal status, officials said Friday.

Mark Wallenmeyer, Dean of the Health Professions Division at Northwest Arkansas Community College

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