When you apply to be a student at a California Community College like Mission College, residency for tuition purposes is determined based on your legal status and how long you've been residing in California. You may be eligible for a tuition waiver if you meet AB 540/2000/68 criteria.
Unsure if you meet eligibility? Check out this In-State Tuition Tool from Immigrants Rising!
See also, "What is an affidavit?"
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