-The South Carolina Illegal Immigration Reform Act (S.C. Code Ann.
§59-101-430 (Westlaw 2008) prohibits those
unlawfully present in the United States from attending a public institution of
higher education in South Carolina and from receiving a public higher education
benefit. Before choosing your citizenship status, read below carefully:
- By choosing US Citizen, you are
certifying that you were either born in
the US or obtained US citizenship
- By choosing Resident Alien, you are
certifying that you have been awarded
permanent residency in the US and
possess a valid Green Card.
- By choosing Non-Resident Alien, you
are certifying that you are an alien
lawfully present in the US through a
valid immigrant or non-immigrant visa.
The College may require you to submit
documentation that supports any of the
claims above. Any applicant providing false
information may be ineligible for admission
or may be dismissed from the College if
admitted. Any applicant who is found to be
unlawfully present in the United States will
be ineligible for admission or if admitted,
will be dismissed from the College.