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Bill Permits DACA Students to Receive Nursing License

Rep. Megan Godfrey
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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