I became a permanent resident in april 2013, yet I have lived in Florida for about five years, and i even graduated with an Associate. However, now that I am a resident I am denyied in state tuition because I have only been a permanent resident for a couple months. I would use my driver's license to prove it, but as an ex-F-1 visa holder, I had to renew my license every year.
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Depends on the state of Florida rules for obtaining in state resident status. Research and study them.
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