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Bill Permits DACA Students to Receive Nursing License

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Rep. Megan Godfrey
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DACA nursing student Rosa Ruvalcaba Serna hugs Rep. Megan Godfrey when HB 1552 passes the Senate Public Health Committee with no objection.

Today Governor Asa Hutchinson is signing into law a bill that will allow the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to grant licenses to participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program. Representative Megan Godfrey, a Democrat from Springdale, sponsored House Bill 1552

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