Shift bars 9 nurse hopefuls in Arkansas; agency to stop issuing licenses to candidates with DACA status

Posted: October 11, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is shown in this photo.

As Arkansas colleges reckon with a shift that stops nursing students with federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status from receiving state licenses after graduating, the number of known students affected by the change has climbed.

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